Thélus Léro

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Thélus Léro (22 February 1909 in Lamentin, Martinique – 22 July 1996 in Fort-de-France) was a communist politician from Martinique who was elected to the French Senate in 1946.[1] Léro married the writer and artist, Yva de Montaigne, with whom he had three children. One of their daughters was the actress Cathy Rosier.[2][3]


  1. ^ Dictionnaire des parlementaires français "LÉRO (Thélus) Né le 22 février 1909 au Lamentin (Martinique) Décédé le 22 juillet 1996 à Fort-de-France (Martinique) Conseiller de la République de la Martinique de 1946 à 1948 Diplômé de sciences mathématiques, Thélus Léro devient professeur dans l'enseignement technique à la Martinique." - "LÉRO (Thélus) Born February, 1909 in Lamentin (Martinique) Died July 22, 1996 in Fort-de-France (Martinique) Member of the Council of the Republic of Martinique from 1946 to 1948 With a degree in mathematical sciences, Thélus Léro became an instructor in technical education in Martinique."
  2. ^ Vété-Congolo, Hanétha (2016). "Léro, Yva (1912–2007)". In Knight, Franklin W.; Gates, Jr, Henry Louis. Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-199-93580-2.   – via Oxford University Press's Reference Online (subscription required)
  3. ^ Thurenne, François (25 September 2007). "Décès d'Yva Léro, la lutte féministe en deuil" [Death of Yva Léro, feminists in mourning] (in French). Fort de France, Martinique: DOMactu. Archived from the original on 19 October 2017. Retrieved 5 November 2017. 

Thélus Léro page on the French Senate website