RICARD, Paul

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RICARD, Paul

France (1909-1997)

Last updated: August 5, 2017 at 18:07 pm

Founder of the Paul Ricard Oceanographic Institute on the French Mediterranean island of Embiez in 1966; founder of the Société Ricard, makers of the namesake Ricard anis and licorice-based appetizer (1932); environmentalist; created a fruit-based alcoholic substitute for gasoline for use by the French Resistance during WWII.

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