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Metro station named after Josephine Baker

    Freda Josephine McDonald, known as Josephine Baker (b. St. Louis, USA, 1906 – d. 1975, Paris, France) was an American-born French singer, dancer, actress, showgirl, and resistance fighter. She became French in 1937 after her marriage to Jean Lion, an industrial sugar broker, and lived in France until her death. She kept links with the Civil Rights movements in her home country.

    Address : Gaitè Josephine Baker, 75014 Paris

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