Georges Clemenceau

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Georges Clemenceau
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Prime Meenister o Fraunce
In office
16 November 1917 – 20 Januar 1920
PresesRaymond Poincaré
Precedit biPaul Painlevé
Succeedit biAlexandre Millerand
In office
25 October 1906 – 24 Julie 1909
PresesArmand Fallières
Precedit biFerdinand Sarrien
Succeedit biAristide Briand
Meenister o War
In office
16 November 1917 – 20 Januar 1920
PresesRaymond Poincaré
Precedit biPaul Painlevé
Succeedit biAndré Joseph Lefèvre
Meenister o the Interior
In office
14 Mairch 1906 – 24 Julie 1909
PresesArmand Fallières
Prime MeenisterFerdinand Sarrien
Precedit biFernand Dubief
Succeedit biAristide Briand
Member o the Senate
In office
10 Juin 1902 – 10 Januar 1910
Precedit biErnest Denormandie
Succeedit biGustave Fourment
ConstituencyVar
Member o the Naitional Assembly
In office
4 October 1885 – 10 October 1893
Precedit biAuguste Maurel
Succeedit biJoseph Jourdan
ConstituencyVar
In office
20 Februar 1876 – 9 November 1885
ConstituencySeine
In office
8 Februar 1871 – 27 Mairch 1871
ConstituencySeine
President of the Council of Paris
In office
28 November 1875 – 24 Aprile 1876
Precedit biPierre Marmottan
Succeedit biBarthélemy Forest
Personal details
BornGeorges Benjamin Clemenceau
28 September 1841
Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Vendée
Dee'd24 November 1929(1929-11-24) (aged 88)
16t arrondissement o Paris
Poleetical pairtyIndependent Radical
Spoose(s)Mary Eliza Plummer
(1869–1891; divorced)
BairnsMichel
Alma materVarsity o Nantes
Profession
  • Journalist
  • physician
  • politician
ReligionChristianity
Nickname(s)Faither o Victory
The Tiger

Georges Benjamin Clemenceau[1] (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔʁʒ bɛ̃ʒamɛ̃ klemɑ̃so];[2] 28 September 1841 – 24 November 1929) wis a French statesman wha led the naition in the First Warld War.

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  1. Clemenceau's name is spelled wi an (e) an nae wi the (é) that is normally required in French for the pronunciation /e/.
  2. Clemenceau rather preferred the pronunciation kləmɑ̃so, but current uisage haes adoptit the vouel [e] (bi analogy wi the name Clément). See P. Fouché, Traité de prononciation française, Paris, 1956, p. 65.