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Léon Blum ( April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). There are 266 days remaining. Events up to 19th century 193 - Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans). 1241 - Battle of Liegnitz: Mongol forces defeats the... 9 April Events January - April January 2 - Brigham Young, is arrested for bigamy (25 wives). February 20 - In New York City the Metropolitan Museum of Art opens. March 1 - Yellowstone National Park is established as the worlds first national park March 5 - George Westinghouse patents the air brake. March 5 - The... 1872 - March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). There are 276 days remaining. Events 1492 - Ferdinand and Isabella sign a decree aimed at expelling all Jews from Spain unless they convert to Roman Catholicism. 1533 - Thomas Cranmer becomes Archbishop of Canterbury... 30 March Events January January 5 - US Senator Estes Kefauver introduces a resolution calling for examination of organized crime in the USA January 6 - The United Kingdom recognizes the Peoples Republic of China. The Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with Britain in response. January 9 - The Israeli government recognizes the... 1950), The French Republic or France ( French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. France is a democracy organised as a... French The color red and particularly the red flag are traditional symbols of Socialism. Socialism is a concept, an ideology and a collection of party-based political movements that have evolved and branched over time. Initially, it was based on the organized working class, with the purpose of building a classless... socialist leader and Alternative meaning: Prime Minister (band) A prime minister is the leading member of the cabinet of the top level government in a parliamentary system of government of a country, alternatively A prime minister is an official in a presidential system or semi-presidential system whose duty is to execute the... Prime Minister, was born in The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. Paris is the capital city of France, as well as the capital of the Île-de-France région, whose territory encompasses Paris and its suburbs. The city of Paris proper is also a dé... Paris, into a middle-class The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination... Jewish family. He studied law at the The Sorbonne, Paris, in a 17th century engraving The Sorbonne today, from the same point of view The historic University of Paris (French: Université de Paris) first appeared in the second half of the 12th century, but was in 1970 reorganized as 13 autonomous universities (University of Paris I–... Sorbonne and graduated in 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). Events January 7 - W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film. January 8 - A fire at the Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago causes a good deal of damage. January 9 - New England Telephone and Telegraph... 1894. He worked as a government lawyer while developing a second career as a literary critic, in particular as an authority on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (pronounced [gø tə]) (August 26, 1749–March 22, 1832) was a German writer, politician, humanist, scientist, and philosopher. As a writer, Goethe was one of the paramount figures of German literature and European Romanticism during and around the 18th... Goethe. He soon became one of France's leading literary figures.


Blum had little interest in politics until the Alfred Dreyfus in an army uniform, wearing a mustache. The Dreyfus Affair was a political scandal which divided France for many years during the late 19th century. It centered on the 1894 treason conviction of Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish artillery officer in the French army. Dreyfus was, in fact, innocent... Dreyfus Affair of 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). Events January 7 - W.K. Dickson receives a patent for motion picture film. January 8 - A fire at the Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago causes a good deal of damage. January 9 - New England Telephone and Telegraph... 1894, which had a traumatic effect on him as it did on many French Jews. Campaigning as a Dreyfusard brought him into contact with the The color red and particularly the red flag are traditional symbols of Socialism. Socialism is a concept, an ideology and a collection of party-based political movements that have evolved and branched over time. Initially, it was based on the organized working class, with the purpose of building a classless... socialist leader Jean Jaurès, whom he greatly admired. He began contributing to the socialist daily, L'Humanité, and joined the Socialist Party is the name of several different socialist political parties around the world. These include: Albania - Socialist Party of Albania Argentina - Socialist Party Australia - Socialist Party of Australia Belgium Francophone Socialist Party Flemish Socialist Party Bulgaria - Bulgarian Socialist Party Chile - Socialist Party of Chile European Union - Party of European... French socialist party, then called the SFIO. Soon he was the party's main theoretician.


In July 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. (see link for calendar) Events January 4 - 77 seal hunters freeze to death on ice near Labrador. January 5 - Ford Motor Company announces an eight-hour workday and a minimum wage of $5 for a days labor. February 13 - Copyright: In... 1914, just as the Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. Battle aftermath. Remains of the Chateau Wood World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict occurring from 1914 to... First World War broke out, Jaurès was assassinated, and Blum became more active in the party leadership. In 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). Events January January 1 - Iolaire sinking disaster January 1 - Edsel Ford succeeds his father as head of the Ford Motor Company January 5 - Spartacist uprising - Socialist demonstrations in Berlin turn into attempted communist revolution January 9 - Spartacus revolutionary... 1919 he was chosen as chair of the party's executive committee, and was also elected to the This article concerns the modern National Assembly. For information about the body formed in the French Revolution, see National Assembly (French Revolution). The Palais Bourbon, front The French National Assembly ( French: Assemblée nationale) is one of the two houses of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth... National Assembly as a representative of Paris. In 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. January 9 - Britain announces it will build 1,000,000 homes for war veterans. January 10 - League of Nations holds its first meeting... 1920 he worked to prevent a split between supporters and opponents of the The phrase Russian Revolution can refer to three specific events in the history of Imperial Russia. Timeline of The Russian Revolution The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a series of riots and anti-government violence against Tsar Nicholas II, leading to the first Russian Constitution and the creation of the... Russian Revolution, but the radicals seceded, taking L'Humanité with them, and formed the The French Communist Party (Parti communiste français or PCF) was founded in 1920. The party publishes a daily newspaper called LHumanité, which was started in 1904 as the paper of the Socialist Party. In fact the PCF, originally known as the French Section of the Communist International (SFIC... French Communist Party.


Blum led the SFIO though the 1920s and 1930s, and was also editor of the party's new paper, Le Populaire. As an orthodox Marxism is the political practice and social theory based on the works of Karl Marx, a 19th century German philosopher, economist, journalist, and revolutionary, along with Friedrich Engels. Marx drew on Georg Hegels philosophy, the political economy of Adam Smith, Ricardian economics, and 19th century French socialism to develop... Marxist, though not a Vladimir Lenin in 1920 Leninism is a political and economic theory which builds upon Marxism (a form of Communism); it is a branch of Marxism (and it has been the dominant branch of Marxism in the world since the 1920s). Leninism was developed mainly by the Bolshevik leader Vladimir... Leninist, he was opposed to participating in " Bourgeois at the end of the thirteenth century. --facsimile of Miniature in Manuscript no. 6820, in the National Library of Paris. The bourgeoisie is one of the wealthy classes into which a capitalist society is typically divided, according to certain western schools of economic thought, especially Marxism. The term is... bourgeois" governments, though he was willing to support A number of political organizations have called themselves the Radical Party, or have Radical as part of their name. These include parties in France, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Argentina and Canada. The name Radical can have various meanings, diverging from progressive liberal, to the extreme right and the extreme left... Radical Party governments from the sidelines. In any case the election of a socialist government was impossible without the co-operation of the powerful Communists, who followed Iosif (usually anglicized as Joseph) Vissarionovich Stalin ( Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин), original name Ioseb Jughashvili ( Georgian: იოსებ ჯუღაშვილ... Stalin's orders in treating the SFIO as "social fascists."


Blum served as Député of Narbonne en 1929 and was re-elected in 1932 and in 1936. Circumstances changed in 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-April January 1 - Alcatraz becomes a federal prison. January 7 - First Flash Gordon comic strip is published. January 10 - Execution of Marinus van der Lubbe January 24 - Einstein visits White House January 26 - The... 1934, when the rise of For other people with the surname Hitler, see Hitler (disambiguation). Adolf Hitler ( 20 April 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary – 30 April 1945 in Berlin, Germany) was leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (more widely known as the Nazi Party) and Führer und Reichskanzler... Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, refers to the right-wing authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. The word fascism (uncapitalized) has come to mean any political stance or system of government resembling Mussolinis, as... fascist riots in Paris caused Stalin and the French Communists to change their policy. In 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - Italian colonies of Tripoli and Kyrenaika are joined together as Libya January 7 - Italian premier Benito Mussolini and French foreign minister Pierre Laval conclude agreement in which each power undertakes not to... 1935 all the parties of left and centre formed the The Popular Front (Front Populaire) was an alliance of left-wing political parties that came into power in France following the 1936 elections. Its leader was Léon Blum. Blum extended family subsidies and welfare benefits; he also appointed women to the government. He is remembered as the man who... Popular Front, which at the elections of June 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January 15 -- The first building to be completely covered in glass is completed in Toledo, Ohio, for the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. January 20 - Death of George V of the United Kingdom. His... 1936 won a sweeping victory. Blum became the first socialist and the first Jew to be Prime Minister of France. As such he was an object of particular hatred to the Catholic means universal or whole. Early Christians used the term to refer to the whole undivided Church. Accordingly, all Christians lay claim to the term, including Protestants, who often do not capitalize it. The Church fathers and the historic creeds used it to distinguish the mainstream body of orthodox Christian... Catholic and Anti-Semitism (alternatively spelled antisemitism) is hostility towards Jews (not: Semites - see the Misnomer section further on). This happens on an individual level and goes on to the institutionalized prejudice and persecution once prevalent in European societies, of which the highly explicit ideology of Adolf Hitlers National Socialism was... anti-Semitic right.


The industrial workers responded to the election of the Popular Front government by occupying their factories, confident that "the revolution" was imminent. For Blum, as a Marxist, this was an agonising moment. He did not believe that socialism could be achieved by parliamentary means. But he could not encourage the workers to launch an attempt at a revolution: he knew that the army would intervene and the workers would be massacred as they had been at the Destruction of the Vendôme Column during the Paris Commune The term Paris Commune originally referred to the government of Paris during the French Revolution. However, the term more commonly refers to the socialist government that briefly ruled Paris from March 18 (more formally from March 26) to May 28... Paris Commune in 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). Events January - April January 18 - The member-states of the North German Confederation unite into a single nation-state known as the German Empire. The King of Prussia is declared the first German Emperor as Wilhelm I of... 1871. He persuaded the workers to accept pay rises and go back to work.


Similarly, when the Alternative meaning: Spanish Civil War, 1820-1823 A republican soldier seeks cover on the Plaza de Toros in Teruel, east of Madrid. The Spanish Civil War (1936 - 1939) was the result of complex political differences between the Republicans — supporters of the government of the day, the Second Spanish Republic... Spanish Civil War broke out, Blum was forced to adopt a policy of neutrality rather than assist his comrades, the Spanish socialists, for fear of splitting his alliance with the centrist Radicals, or even precipitating a civil war in France. But this policy strained his alliance with the Communists, who followed Soviet policy and urged all out support for the There have been two Spanish Republics: First Spanish Republic (1873-1874) Second Spanish Republic (1931-1939) Franco declared Spain to be a monarchy, but did not permit a monarch until his death in 1975. Spain is not currently a republic; it is a constitutional monarchy. Occasional embarrassing errors in this... Spanish Republic. The impossible dilemma caused by this issue led Blum to resign in June 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - Anastasio Somoza becomes President of Nicaragua January 11 - The first issue of Look magazine goes on sale in the United States. January 19 - Howard Hughes sets a new air record by flying... 1937.


Despite its short life, the Popular Front government passed much important legislation, including the 40-hour week, paid holidays for the workers, collective bargaining on wage claims and the Nationalization is the act of taking assets into state ownership. Usually it refers to private assets being nationalised, but sometimes it may be assets owned by other levels of government, such as municipalities. Similarly, the opposite of nationalization is usually privatization, but sometimes it may be municipalization. Nationalization that happens... nationalisation of the arms industry. Blum also passed legislation extending the rights of the Arab (disambiguation). There are three factors which may assist to varying degrees in determining whether someone is considered Arab or not: Political: whether they live in a country which is a member of the Arab League (or, more vaguely, the Arab world); this definition covers more than 300 million people... Arab population of Algeria is a country in northern Africa with a coast on the Mediterranean Sea along the north and bordered by Tunisia in the northeast, Libya in the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, and Morocco and Western Sahara in the west (the Moroccan border is... Algeria. In foreign policy, his government was divided between the traditional Pacifism is opposition to the practice of war. Many (but not all) pacifists have a commitment to non-violence in general in society, making a commitment to achieving ones goals only through actively non-violent resistance or non-aggressive means. Other pacifists may not on principle be opposed to... anti-militarism of the French For the direction left, see left and right. For the political trend or ideology, see Left-wing politics. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go... left and the urgency of the rising threat of Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. The Third Reich is an Anglicization of the German... Nazi Germany.


When the Germans occupied France in June 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January 5 - FM radio is demonstrated to the FCC for the first time. January 6 - World War II: Mass execution of Poles, committed by Germans in the Poznan, Warthegau. January 12 - World War... 1940, Blum made no effort to leave the country, despite the extreme danger he was in as a Jew and a socialist leader. He was arrested by the Vichy France (French: now called Régime de Vichy or Vichy; called itself at the time État Français, or French State) was the French state of 1940-1944 which was a puppet government under Nazi influence, as opposed to the Free French Forces, based first in London and later... Vichy authorities in September and held until 1942 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - World War II: The word United Nations is first officially used to describe the Allied pact. January 2 - World War II: Manila is captured by Japanese forces. The Japanese Admiral stays in... 1942, when he was put on trial in Riom is a historic city in the Auvergne région of France. It is a commune and sous-préfecture of the Puy-de-Dôme département. Population (1999): 18,548. Contents // Categories: France geography stubs | Communes of Puy-de-Dôme ... Riom on charges of treason, for having "weakened France's defences." He used the courtroom to make a brilliant indictment of the French military and pro-German politicians like Pierre Laval, prime minister of Vichy France Pierre Laval (June 28, 1883 - October 15, 1945) was a French politician and thrice Prime Minister of France, the final time being under the Vichy government. He was born in Châteldon and after gaining a degree, he worked as a lawyer, in... Pierre Laval. The trial was such an embarrassment to the Vichy regime that the Germans ordered it called off.


In April 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. Events January January 4 - End of term for Culbert Olson, 29th Governor of California. He is succeeded by Earl Warren. January 11 - The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China. January 11 - General Juanto dies in Argentina - Ramon... 1943 the Germans deported Blum to Germany, where he was kept in prison. In the last weeks of the war the Nazi regime gave orders that he was to be executed, but the local authorities decided not to obey them, and he was rescued by Allied troops in May 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 5 - The Soviet Union recognizes the new pro-Soviet government of Poland. January 7 - British General Bernard Montgomery holds a press conference in which he claims credit for victory in the Battle of... 1945. While in prison he wrote his best known work, the essay À l'échelle Humaine ("For all mankind"). His brother René Blum, founder of the "Ballet de l'Opera a Monte Carlo," was not so fortunate. He was murdered by the The Federal Republic of Germany ( German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. Due to its central location, Germany has more neighbours than any other European country: these are Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the... Germans at Entrance to Auschwitz II (Birkenau), the main extermination camp, in 2002 Entrance to Auschwitz in 1941. — The slogan Arbeit macht frei over the gate translates as Work (shall) make (you) free (or work liberates) View of Auschwitz in the winter (2002) Auschwitz is the name used for a group... Auschwitz concentration camp.


After the war Blum returned to politics, and was again briefly Prime Minister in the transitional postwar coalition government. He also served as an ambassador on a government loan mission to the The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii... United States, and as head of the French mission to UNESCO logo The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, commonly known as UNESCO, is a specialized agency of the United Nations system established in 1946. The Organization’s main objective is to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations through education, science and culture... UNESCO. He continued to write for Le Populaire until his death at Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris, on March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). There are 276 days remaining. Events 1492 - Ferdinand and Isabella sign a decree aimed at expelling all Jews from Spain unless they convert to Roman Catholicism. 1533 - Thomas Cranmer becomes Archbishop of Canterbury... 30 March Events January January 5 - US Senator Estes Kefauver introduces a resolution calling for examination of organized crime in the USA January 6 - The United Kingdom recognizes the Peoples Republic of China. The Republic of China severs diplomatic relations with Britain in response. January 9 - The Israeli government recognizes the... 1950.

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Blum's First Government, June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. Events 780 BC - The first historic solar eclipse is recorded in China. 1039 - Henry II becomes King of Germany. 1615 - Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle... 4 June 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January 15 -- The first building to be completely covered in glass is completed in Toledo, Ohio, for the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. January 20 - Death of George V of the United Kingdom. His... 1936 - June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. Events Up to 1 BC 217 BC - Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom 168 BC - Battle of Pydna: Romans... 22 June 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - Anastasio Somoza becomes President of Nicaragua January 11 - The first issue of Look magazine goes on sale in the United States. January 19 - Howard Hughes sets a new air record by flying... 1937

  • Léon Blum - President of the Council
  • French politician Édouard Daladier Édouard Daladier ( June 18, 1884 - October 10, 1970) was a French politician, and Prime Minister of France at the start of the Second World War. He was born in Carpentras. A government minister in various posts during the coalition governments between 1924 and 1928... Édouard Daladier - Vice President of the Council and Minister of National Defense and War
  • Yvon Delbos - Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Roger Salengro - Minister of the Interior
  • Categories: People stubs | 1884 births | 1966 deaths | Presidents of France ... Vincent Auriol - Minister of Finance
  • Charles Spinasse - Minister of National Economy
  • Jean-Baptiste Lebas - Minister of Labour
  • Marc Rucart - Minister of Justice
  • Alphonse Gasnier-Duparc - Minister of Marine
  • Pierre Cot - Minister of Air
  • Jean Zay - Minister of National Education
  • Albert Rivière - Minister of Pensions
  • Georges Monnet - Minister of Agriculture
  • Marius Moutet - Minister of Colonies
  • Albert Bedouce - Minister of Public Works
  • Henri Sellier - Minister of Public Health
  • Robert Jardillier - Minister of Posts, Telegraphs, and Telephones
  • Paul Bastid - Minister of Commerce
  • Camille Chautemps, French politician Camille Chautemps (February 1, 1885 at Paris - July 1, 1963 at Washington, US) French Radical Politician of the Third Republic, three times Prime Minister. Chautemps entered politics and became Mayor of Tours in 1912, and a Radical deputy in 1919. Between 1924 and 1926 he served... Camille Chautemps - Minister of State
  • Paul Faure - Minister of State
  • Maurice Viollette - Minister of State

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  • November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. Events 1000-1899 1095 - The Council of Clermont began. The council was called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land. 1302 - Pope Boniface VIII issued the Papal... 18 November 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-February January 15 -- The first building to be completely covered in glass is completed in Toledo, Ohio, for the Owens-Illinois Glass Company. January 20 - Death of George V of the United Kingdom. His... 1936 - Marx Dormoy succeeds Roger Salengro as Minister of the Interior.

Blum's Second Ministry, March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). There are 293 days remaining. Events 483 - St. Felix becomes Pope. 874 - The bones of Saint Nicephorus are interred in the Church of the Apostles, Constantinople. 1138 - Cardinal Gregory is elected anti-pope... 13 March - April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). There are 265 days remaining. For the song April Tenth by Garbage, see beautifulgarbage Events 1741 - Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz 1815 - Mount Tambora eruption covers several islands with ash... 10 April 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). Events January-May January 3 - The March of Dimes is established by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. January 11 - Frances Moulton is the first woman to become president of a US national bank. January 20 - Wedding of King... 1938

  • Léon Blum - President of the Council and Minister of Treasury
  • French politician Édouard Daladier Édouard Daladier ( June 18, 1884 - October 10, 1970) was a French politician, and Prime Minister of France at the start of the Second World War. He was born in Carpentras. A government minister in various posts during the coalition governments between 1924 and 1928... Édouard Daladier - Vice President of the Council and Minister of National Defense and War
  • Categories: Stub | 1873 births | 1972 deaths | Prime ministers of France ... Joseph Paul-Boncour - Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Marx Dormoy - Minister of the Interior
  • Charles Spinasse - Minister of Budget
  • Albert Sérol - Minister of Labour
  • Marc Rucart - Minister of Justice
  • César Campinchi - Minister of Military Marine
  • Guy La Chambre - Minister of Air
  • Jean Zay - Minister of National Education
  • Albert Rivière - Minister of Pensions
  • Georges Monnet - Minister of Agriculture
  • Marius Moutet - Minister of Colonies
  • Jules Moch , a French politician, was born in Paris on March 15, 1893 and died on August 1, 1985 in Cabris (Alpes-Maritimes). An engineer (polytechnicien), he was a socialist member of Parliament for Drôme ant then Hérault from 1928 to 1936 and from 1937 to 1940. Under... Jules Moch - Minister of Public Works
  • Fernand Gentin - Minister of Public Health
  • Jean-Baptiste Lebas - Minister of Posts, Telegraphs, and Telephones
  • Ludovic-Oscar Frossard - Minister of Propaganda
  • Categories: People stubs | 1884 births | 1966 deaths | Presidents of France ... Vincent Auriol - Minister of Coordination of Services of the Presidency of the Council
  • Pierre Cot - Minister of Commerce
  • Paul Faure - Minister of State
  • Théodore Steeg - Minister of State
  • Maurice Viollette - Minister of State
  • Categories: Stub | Prime ministers of France | 1872 births | 1962 deaths ... Albert Sarraut - Minister of State in charge of North African Affairs

Blum's Third Government, December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 15 days remaining. Events 1392 - Emperor Go-Kameyama of Japan abdicates in favor of rival claimant Go-Komatsu, ending the nanboku-cho period of competing imperial courts. 1653 - Oliver Cromwell becomes... 16 December 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. (see link for calendar) Events January January 4 - Theodore Schurch becomes the last person to be executed for offences committed under the Treachery Act of 1940 January 7 - Allied recognize Austrian republic with 1937 borders - the country is divided into four occupation... 1946 - January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 343 days remaining (344 in leap years). Events 565 - Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus. 1771 - Spain cedes Port Egmont in the Falkland Islands to England. 1824 - Ashantis crush British forces... 22 January 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - British mines nationalized January 1 - Nigeria gains limited autonomy January 1 - The Canadian Citizenship Act went into effect January 3 - Proceedings of the U.S. Congress are televised for the first time... 1947

  • Léon Blum - Chairman of the Provisional Government and Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • André Le Troquer - Minister of National Defense
  • Édouard Depreux - Minister of the Interior
  • André Philip - Minister of Familial Economy and Finance
  • Robert Lacoste - Minister of Industrial Production
  • Daniel Mayer (1909-1996) was a member of the French Socialist Party. He founded the Comite dAction Socieliste in 1941. Categories: Stub ... Daniel Mayer - Minister of Labour and Social Security
  • Categories: Stub | 1888 births | 1961 deaths | Prime ministers of France ... Paul Ramadier - Minister of Justice
  • Marcel Edmond Naegelen - Minister of National Education
  • Max Lejeune - Minister of Veterans and War Victims
  • François Tanguy-Prigent - Minister of Agriculture
  • Marius Moutet - Minister of Overseas France
  • Jules Moch , a French politician, was born in Paris on March 15, 1893 and died on August 1, 1985 in Cabris (Alpes-Maritimes). An engineer (polytechnicien), he was a socialist member of Parliament for Drôme ant then Hérault from 1928 to 1936 and from 1937 to 1940. Under... Jules Moch - Minister of Public Works, Transport, Reconstruction, and Town Planning
  • Pierre Segelle - Minister of Public Health and Population
  • Eugène Thomas - Minister of Posts
  • Félix Gouin - Minister of Planning
  • Guy Mollet Guy Mollet (31 December 1905 - 3 October 1975), French politician, was born in Flers, in Normandy, the son of a textile worker. He was educated in Le Havre and became a school teacher in Arras. Like most teachers, he was an active member of the French Socialist Party... Guy Mollet - Minister of State
  • Augustin Laurent - Minister of State

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  • December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). There are 8 days remaining. Events 619 - Boniface V becomes Pope 1493 - The Latin edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle is published 1620 - Construction of Plymouth Colony begins 1823 - A Visit From St. Nicholas... 23 December 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. (see link for calendar) Events January January 4 - Theodore Schurch becomes the last person to be executed for offences committed under the Treachery Act of 1940 January 7 - Allied recognize Austrian republic with 1937 borders - the country is divided into four occupation... 1946 - Augustin Laurent succeeds Moutet as Minister of Overseas France.


Preceded by:
Categories: Stub | Prime ministers of France | 1872 births | 1962 deaths ... Albert Sarraut
The Prime Minister of France (Premier ministre de la France) is the functional head of the Cabinet of France. The current Prime Minister of France is Jean-Pierre Raffarin. The official residence of the Prime Minister is the Hôtel Matignon. Role The Prime Minister is the only authority... Prime Minister of France
1936–1937
Succeeded by:
Camille Chautemps, French politician Camille Chautemps (February 1, 1885 at Paris - July 1, 1963 at Washington, US) French Radical Politician of the Third Republic, three times Prime Minister. Chautemps entered politics and became Mayor of Tours in 1912, and a Radical deputy in 1919. Between 1924 and 1926 he served... Camille Chautemps
Preceded by:
Camille Chautemps, French politician Camille Chautemps (February 1, 1885 at Paris - July 1, 1963 at Washington, US) French Radical Politician of the Third Republic, three times Prime Minister. Chautemps entered politics and became Mayor of Tours in 1912, and a Radical deputy in 1919. Between 1924 and 1926 he served... Camille Chautemps
The Prime Minister of France (Premier ministre de la France) is the functional head of the Cabinet of France. The current Prime Minister of France is Jean-Pierre Raffarin. The official residence of the Prime Minister is the Hôtel Matignon. Role The Prime Minister is the only authority... Prime Minister of France
1938
Succeeded by:
French politician Édouard Daladier Édouard Daladier ( June 18, 1884 - October 10, 1970) was a French politician, and Prime Minister of France at the start of the Second World War. He was born in Carpentras. A government minister in various posts during the coalition governments between 1924 and 1928... Édouard Daladier
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Georges Bidault, French statesman Georges-Augustin Bidault (October 5, 1899 - January 27, 1983) was a French politician and active in the French Resistance and Organisation de lArmée Secrète (OAS). Bidault was born in Moulins, France. He studied in Sorbonne and became a college history teacher. In 1932... Georges Bidault
The President of France, known officially as the President of the Republic (Président de la République in French), is Frances elected Head of State. Four of Frances five republics have had presidents as their heads of state, making the French presidency the oldest presidency... Chairman of the Provisional Government of France
1946–1947
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Categories: People stubs | 1884 births | 1966 deaths | Presidents of France ... Vincent Auriol
(President of France)
Categories: Stub | 1888 births | 1961 deaths | Prime ministers of France ... Paul Ramadier
(Prime Minister of France)



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