Michael Sucsy

by stlucas on May 27, 2017

Birth Name: Michael Langer Sucsy

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 14, 1973

*Hungarian (paternal grandfather)
*Slovak (paternal grandmother)
*English, Irish, German, some Belgian/Walloon (mother)

Michael Sucsy is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.

Michael is the son of Deanna Sue (Tanner) and Leonard Graham Sucsy. Michael’s father is of half Hungarian, and half Slovak descent. Michael’s mother has English, Irish, and German roots.

Michael’s paternal grandfather was Emil J. Sucsy, Jr. (the son of Emil Sucsy/Szucsi, Sr., and Dora Danko). Emil, Jr. was born in New York, to parents from Kisvárda, Hungary.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Langer (the daughter of Michael R. Langer and Antonia/Antoinette Lago). Michael was the son of Michael A. Langer and Ludmila Stanik. Antonia was the daughter of Joseph/Josephus Lago and Catherine/Catharina Sudora/Szudora.

Michael’s great-grandfather Michael was born in Pennsylvania, to parents from Slovakia. Michael’s great-grandmother Antonia was born in Vrbové, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia).

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Hamlin L. Tanner (the son of Henry George Tanner and Inez Manion). Michael’s great-grandfather Henry was the son of Emma. Michael’s great-grandmother Inez was the daughter of Patrick Manion, who was Irish, and of Sarah M. Anderson, who was born in Indiana, to parents from Ireland.

Michael’s great-grandmother Inez was born in Indiana, to a father from Ireland and a mother from Indiana.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was Clara June Small (the daughter of David H. Small and Clara Mary Gosche). David was the son of Isaac D. Small and Sarah Diantha Aiken. Clara was the daughter of Nicholas/Nicholaus Gosche/Goshe and Anna Catharina/Catharine Steppie/Steppich.

Michael’s great-great-grandfather Nicholas was born in Ohio, to parents from Arlon, Belgium, Johann Baptist Gosche and Clara M. Mangette/Mangett, who were likely of German and Walloon ancestry. Michael’s great-great-grandmother Anna Catharina was also born in Ohio, to parents from Germany.

Sources: Birth record of Michael’s great-uncle (paternal grandfather’s brother), Arthur/Altur Sucsy/Szucsi –

Michael’s paternal grandmother, Margaret Langer, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Michael’s paternal grandmother, Margaret (Langer) Sucsy –

Marriage record of Michael’s paternal great-grandparents, Michael R. Langer and Antonia/Antoinette Lago –

Michael’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Michael A. Langer and Ludmila Stanik, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Michael’s paternal great-grandmother, Antonia/Antoinette Lago –

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandfather, Hamlin L. Tanner –

Genealogy of Michael’s maternal grandmother, Clara June Small –

Obituary of Michael’s maternal grandmother, Clara June (Small) Tanner –

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Yumi Lambert

by stlucas on May 23, 2017

Birth Name: Laura Yumi Lambert

Place of Birth: Brussels, Belgium

Date of Birth: April 11, 1995

Ethnicity: Japanese (paternal grandmother), Belgian [likely Walloon]

Yumi Lambert is a Belgian model.

Yumi was raised in Jodoigne, Belgium, and speaks fluent French. Yumi’s paternal grandmother is Japanese, and the rest of her family is Belgian.


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Émilie Dequenne

by follers on May 21, 2017

Place of Birth: Belœil, Hainaut, Belgium

Date of Birth: 29 August, 1981

Ethnicity: Belgian (likely Walloon)

Émilie Dequenne is a Belgian actress.

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Édouard Philippe

by Manila on May 18, 2017

Birth Name: Édouard Charles Philippe

Place of Birth: Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

Date of Birth: 28 November, 1970

Ethnicity: French, Belgian (both Flemish and Walloon)

Édouard Philippe is a French lawyer and politician. He has served has the Prime Minister of France, since 15 May, 2017.

He is the son of teachers Anne Marie Josette Marthe (Lahosse) and Patrick Philippe. He is married to Edith Chabre.

Prime Minister Philippe’s maternal grandfather was Lucien Paul Auguste Lahosse (the son of Lucien Jules Constant Lahousse and Charlotte Marie Joséphine Lafont). Prime Minister Philippe’s great-grandfather Lucien was the son of Belgian immigrant Constant Fidèle Amand Lahousse, of Wervik, West Flanders, and of Pauline Marie Joseph Godfroy. Charlotte was the daughter of Auguste Joseph Lafont and Françoise Joséphine Claire Roux.

Prime Minister Philippe’s maternal grandmother was Jacqueline Raymonde Cornelie Barbez (the daughter of Jean Georges Théophile Corneille Barbez and Marthe Pannier). Jean was the son of Georges Joseph Charles Barbez and Hélène Florence Corneille Sicard. Marthe was the daughter of Emile Armand Henri Pannier and Marie Sophie Vanoost.

Prime Minister Philippe’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fifth great-grandmother, Isabelle Laseure, of Beveren aan de IJzer, West Flanders, Belgium.

Sources: Genealogies of Édouard Philippe (focusing on his mother’s side) –


Gérard Larcher

by Manila on May 9, 2017

Birth Name: Gérard Philippe René André Larcher

Place of Birth: Flers, Orne, France

Date of Birth: 14 September, 1949

Ethnicity: French, 3/16 Belgian (Walloon)

Gérard Larcher is a French politician, who has been President of the Senate of France, since 1 October, 2014. He previously served in the same post, from 1 October, 2008 to 1 October, 2011. He was a Senator for the Yvelines département, from 2 October, 1985 to 30 April, 2004, and has been again since 1 October, 2007.

His father, Philippe Larcher, was a director of a textile factory and former mayor of Saint-Michel-des-Andaines, Orne. His mother, Francine Briet, was born in Roubaix, Nord. He is married to Christine Simone Weiss.

Senate President Larcher’s maternal grandfather was André Honoré Joseph Briet (the son of Oscar Honoré Joseph Briet and Valentine Adèle Marie Hubaux). Oscar was the son of Belgian immigrants, Honoré Joseph Briet and Palmyre Joseph Durieu, both of Estaimbourg (now part of Estaimpuis), Hainaut. Valentine was the daughter of Belgian immigrant Denis Désiré Joseph Hubaux, of Herseaux, Estaimpuis, Hainaut, and of Léonie Sophie Duforest.

Senate President Larcher’s maternal grandmother was Simone Marguerite Marie Guiot (the daughter of Emile Désiré Guiot and Blanche Marie Louise Lenglart).

Source: Genealogy of Gérard Larcher (focusing on his mother’s side) –