- Category : 1904-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (5,14,29,34,35,40)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 1
French Général de division, World War II and French Resistance veteran and survivor of Buchenwald and Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camps.
He was a commander of the French forces in Tonkin (northern Vietnam) during the First Indochina War, and notably during the Battle of Dien Bien Phu.
His post-war private and legal conflict with superior General Henri Navarre became a public controversy.
Cogny was killed when Air France Flight 1611 crashed in the Mediterranean near Nice on 11 September 1968.