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Encyclopedia > Anatole de Monzie

Anatole de Monzie (November 22, 1876January 11, 1947) was a French administrator, encyclopaedist (Encyclopédie française), political figure and scholar. His father was a tax collector in Bazas (Gironde, near Bordaux)where Anatole - a name he disliked from an early age - was born in 1876. A nurse mishap resulted in an accident where the child Anatole lost the proper use of his leg and he remained crippled for the rest of his life. He never married but had several affairs. A brilliant mind, he studied in Agen before attending the College Stanislas, a famous catholic school in Paris, where he became friend with writer to be Henry de Jouvenel and catholic activist Marc Sangnier. November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... An Administrator (Administrator of the Government, Officer Administering the Government) in some countries in the Commonwealth is a person who fulfils a role similar to that of a Governor or a Governor-General. ... The Encyclopédie française was a French encyclopedia conceived by Anatole de Monzie and Lucien Febvre. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics, sometimes this may include political scientists. ...

From 1924 to 1927, he headed the Russian Affairs commission and as such dealt with some of the preeminent Russian figures of that time. In 1925, he also served as Minister of Education and Fine Arts, and beginning in 1932, as Minister of Education in the government of Édouard Herriot. French politician Édouard Herriot Édouard Herriot (July 5, 1872 at Troyes, France - March 26, 1957 at Lyon, France) was a French Radical politician of the Third Republic who served three times as Prime Minister and for many years as President of the Chamber of Deputies. ...

Preceded by
Théodore Steeg
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Camille Chautemps



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