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Lycée privé Sainte Geneviève

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Motto in English  To Serve
Affiliation  Jesuit
Website  BGinette.com
Founded  1854
Type  Private, Catholic
Location  Versailles, France
Phone  +33 1 30 84 46 00
Motto  Servir; (French)
Lycée privé Sainte-Geneviève
Established  1854; 163 years ago (1854)
Address  2 Rue de l'École des Postes, 78000 Versailles, France

The Lycée Sainte-Geneviève is a private lycée, located in Versailles and providing preparatory classes for grandes écoles. It was founded in Paris, April 1854. It is often nicknamed Ginette and sometimes BJ, standing for Boite à Jèzes - Box of Jesuits.

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Academics

Sainte-Geneviève is famous for having the highest success rates at the entrance exams of the most selective French Grandes Écoles in the fields of engineering – École Polytechnique, Mines ParisTech, École des ponts ParisTech, École Centrale Paris – and business – HEC Paris, ESSEC Business School and ESCP Europe.

Ginette provides PC/PC*, MP/MP*, PT/PT*, PSI*, ECS and BCPST classes.

Military

  • Hubert Lyautey (1854–1934), Marshal of France
  • Jean de Lattre de Tassigny (1889–1952), Marshal of France
  • Antoine Béthouart (1889–1982), Compagnon de la Libération
  • Henry de Bournazel (1898–1933)
  • Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves (1901–1941), Compagnon de la Libération
  • Philippe Leclerc de Hautecloque (1902–1947), Compagnon de la Libération and marshal of France (Marshall Leclerc)
  • Pierre Segrétain (1909–1950), commander of the 1st Foreign Parachute Battalion
  • Alain de Boissieu (1914–2006), Compagnon de la Libération and Chief of Staff of the French Army
  • Tom Morel (1915–1944), Compagnon de la Libération
  • Jean-Louis Battet (born 1944), admiral, Chief of Staff of the French Navy from 2001 to 2005
  • Édouard Guillaud (born 1953), admiral, Chief of the Defence Staff since 2010
  • CEOs

  • Pierre Gadonneix (born 1943), CEO of Gaz de France from 1996 to 2000, then CEO of EDF from 2004 to 2009
  • Louis Gallois (born 1944), CEO of SNCF, then CEO of EADS and CEO of Airbus
  • Marc Tessier (born 1946), former chairman of France Télévisions
  • Jean-Martin Folz (born 1947), former chairman and CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën
  • Philippe Varin (born 1953), CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën (2009-2014)
  • Benoît Potier (born 1957), CEO of Air Liquide
  • Édouard Michelin (1963–2006), former CEO of Michelin
  • Tidjane Thiam, CEO of Crédit Suisse
  • Politicians

  • Jean-François Deniau (1928–2007), statesman, diplomat, essayist and novelist ; member of the Académie française
  • Laurent Touvet (born 1962), conseiller d'État, directeur des libertés publiques et des affaires juridiques au ministère de l'Intérieur
  • Valérie Pécresse (born 1967), Minister for Higher Education and Research
  • Emmanuelle Mignon (born 1968), civil servant and chief of staff of President Nicolas Sarkozy
  • Scientists

  • Albert Jacquard (1925–2013), statistician, geneticist
  • Xavier Le Pichon (born 1937), geophysicist, professor at Collège de France, member of the Académie des Sciences
  • Ivar Ekeland (born 1944), mathematician
  • Albert Ducrocq (1921–2001), scientific, journalist and essayist
  • Stanislas Dehaene (born 1965), mathematician and cognitivist, professor at Collège de France, member of the Académie des Sciences
  • Elyès Jouini (born 1965), economist, member of the Institut universitaire de France
  • Others

  • Tirso de Olazábal, Count of Arbelaiz (1842-1921), politician
  • Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852–1905), explorer
  • Blessed Charles de Foucauld (1858–1916), explorer and Catholic religious
  • Prince Hubert de Broglie (1903–1972)
  • Yves du Manoir (1904–1928), rugby player
  • Jean Bastien-Thiry (1927–1963), attempted to assassinate French President Charles de Gaulle
  • Bernard Fresson (1931–2002), cinema actor
  • Philippe Sollers (born 1936), writer
  • Patrick Peugeot (born 1937), president of the Cimade
  • Bernard Ramanantsoa (born 1948), dean of HEC Paris from 1996 to 2015
  • Bernard de Montmorillon (born 1950), dean of Paris Dauphine University from 1999 to 2007
  • Mac Lesggy (born 1962), scientific journalist
  • Julien Coupat (born 1974), political activist
  • References

    Lycée privé Sainte-Geneviève Wikipedia


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