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Gaston Doumergue

(1863—1937)

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Édouard Daladier

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Politics.

(b. 18 June 1884, d. 10 Oct. 1970).

Prime Minister of France 1933, 1934, 1938–40

A Radical in the Chamber of Deputies (1919–40) and the National Assembly (1946–58), he was...

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Philippe Pétain

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

(1856–1951)

French general and statesman, head of the Vichy regime (1940–42). A national hero in World War I, he was sentenced to death as a traitor for his submission to the...

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Stavisky Scandal

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1934)

During 1933 Serge Stavisky, a naturalized Frenchman from Russia, floated forged bonds on the Paris Bourse (stock exchange). When the police finally came to arrest him on 8...

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