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New Geneanet Collection: French INSEE Death Index 1970-2019

The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (French: Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques), abbreviated INSEE, has released the index of all persons who deceased in France from 1970 to 2019.

This index is a gold mine if you have ancestors or family members who died in France between 1970 and 2019.

It contains the name of the deceased, the date and place of birth, and the date and place of death.

The information is given in French on Geneanet, and the translation is:
– “Nom” means “Last name”
– “Prénom” means “First name”
– “Sexe” means “Gender”
– “Jour de naissance” means “Day of birth”
– “Mois de naissance” means “Month of birth”
– “Année de naissance” means “Year of birth”
– “Code insee naissance” means “INSEE code of the place of birth”
– “Commune de naissance” means “Place of birth”
– “Pays de naissance” means “Country of birth”
– “Jour de décès” means “Day of death”
– “Mois de décès” means “Month of death”
– “Année de décès” means “Year of death”
– “Code insee deces” means “INSEE code of the place of death”
– “Commune de décès” means “Place of death”

Search now a deceased person in the INSEE Death Index:

Search the INSEE Death Index

Premium members can automatically match their family tree with this database.

Go to https://en.geneanet.org/compare/, select “Your entire family tree” in the “Search” dropdown list, select “Events (BMD)” in the “Search for” options, and enter “colgnecminsee” in the “Match with the family tree of a member (enter username)” field, as shown below:

Below are some examples of famous people who died in France:

The American singer, songwriter, musician, arranger, and civil rights activist, Nina Simone, born Eunice Kathleen Waymon on February 21, 1933 in Tryon, North Carolina, USA, deceased on April 21, 2003 in Carry-le-Rouet, France:

The German-American actress and singer Marlene Dietrich, born Marie Magdalene Dietrich on December 27, 1901 in Schöneberg, German Empire, deceased on May 6, 1992 in Paris, France:

Source: geneanet

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