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Encyclopedia > Paul Cambon

Pierre Paul Cambon (January 20, 1843 - 1924) was a French diplomatist and brother to Jules Martin Cambon. January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This page is about negotiations; for the board game, see Diplomacy (game). ...

He was called to the Parisian bar, and became private secretary to Jules Ferry in the préfecture of the Seine. After ten years of administrative work in France as secretary of préfecture, and then as prefect successively of the départements of Aube (1872), Doubs (1876), Nord (1877-1882), he exchanged into the diplomatic service, being nominated French minister plenipotentiary at Tunis. City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... Jules Ferry, French statesman Jules François Camille Ferry (April 5, 1832 – March 17, 1893) was a French statesman. ... In France, a préfecture is the capital city of a département. ... Seine was a département of France encompassing Paris and its immediate suburbs. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ... Aube is a département in the northeastern part of France named after the Aube River. ... Doubs is a département in eastern France named after the Doubs River. ... Extent of Flemish in the Arrondissement of Dunkirk, 1874 and 1972 Nord (French: North) is a département in the north of France. ... The term plenipotentiary (from the Latin, plenus + potens, full + power) refers to, as a noun, a person who has, or as an adjective that confers, full powers. ...

In 1886 be became French ambassador to Madrid; was transferred to Constantinople in 1890, and in 1898 to London. He was decorated with the Grand Cross of the Légion d'honneur, and became a member of the French Academy of Sciences. An ambassador, rarely embassador, is a diplomatic official accredited to a foreign sovereign or government, or to an international organization, to serve as the official representative of his or her own country. ... Location Location of Madrid in Europe Coordinates : 40° 23’N , 3°43′0″W Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Villa de Madrid (Spanish) Spanish name Villa de Madrid Founded 9th century Postal code 28001-28080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 91 (Villa de... Map of Constantinople. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Chiang Kai-sheks Légion dhonneur. ... Louis XIV visiting the Académie in 1671 The French Academy of Sciences (Académie des sciences) is a learned society, founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, to encourage and protect the spirit of French scientific research. ...


  • This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain.

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First World War.com - Who's Who - Paul Cambon (265 words)
Cambon, who was born on 20 January 1843 in Paris, graduated with a degree in law in 1870.
Cambon devoted much of his 22 year tenure as Ambassador in London to the improvement of Anglo-French relations, determined to draw French and British diplomatic interests closer together.
Cambon retired in December 1920 and was subsequently elected to the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences.
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