French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that those who fought during World War I will be collectively honored at the Pantheon monument in Paris, a resting place for some of France’s most distinguished names.

French President Emmanuel Macron throws a wreath of flowers at Les Entonnoirs, a site of mines war, in Les Eparges, eastern France, Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, as part of the ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of First World War. A French judicial official says six people have been arrested on preliminary terrorism charges, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
French President Emmanuel Macron throws a wreath of flowers at Les Entonnoirs, a site of mines war, in Les Eparges, eastern France, Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, as part of the ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of First World War. A French judicial official says six people have been arrested on preliminary terrorism charges, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)

Macron, who was visiting a WWI battlefield in eastern France Tuesday, said all soldiers as well as the women supporting them between 1914 and 1918 will be remembered at the monument next year.

French President Emmanuel Macron, with a relative of Lieutenant Robert Porchon, left, arrives to pay his respect by the tomb of Lieutenant Robert Porchon, brother-in-arms of French writer Maurice Genevoix killed during World War I, at the Trottoir necropolis in Les Eparges, eastern France, Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, as part of the ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of First World War. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
French President Emmanuel Macron, with a relative of Lieutenant Robert Porchon, left, arrives to pay his respect by the tomb of Lieutenant Robert Porchon, brother-in-arms of French writer Maurice Genevoix killed during World War I, at the Trottoir necropolis in Les Eparges, eastern France, Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, as part of the ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of First World War. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)

He said French writer Maurice Genevoix, “the spokesman of the soldiers”, will also be interred there at the same time.

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to pay his respect by the tomb of Lieutenant Robert Porchon, brother-in-arms of French writer Maurice Genevoix killed during World War I, at the Trottoir necropolis in Les Eparges, eastern France, Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, as part of the ceremonies marking the centenary of the First World War. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives to pay his respect by the tomb of Lieutenant Robert Porchon, brother-in-arms of French writer Maurice Genevoix killed during World War I, at the Trottoir necropolis in Les Eparges, eastern France, Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018, as part of the ceremonies marking the centenary of the First World War. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)

Genevoix, who was wounded in WWI, wrote a series of books based on his experience.

The statue of Maurice Genevoix is pictured in morning mist in the village of Les Eparges, northern France, before a ceremony to pay tribute to the French author wounded in 1915 as part of a remembrance, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Emmanuel Macron is on his second day of a week of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which is set to mix remembrance of the past and warnings about the present surge in nationalism around the globe. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
The statue of Maurice Genevoix is pictured in morning mist in the village of Les Eparges, northern France, before a ceremony to pay tribute to the French author wounded in 1915 as part of a remembrance, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Emmanuel Macron is on his second day of a week of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which is set to mix remembrance of the past and warnings about the present surge in nationalism around the globe. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

More than 60 world leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump, are expected to attend the commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice in Paris Sunday.

Source: The Associated Press

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