Léon Bourgeois

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Nobel prize medal.svg Léon Bourgeois
Léon Bourgeois 1917.jpg
64t Prime Meenister o Fraunce
In office
1 November 1895 – 29 Aprile 1896
Preses Félix Faure
Precedit bi Alexandre Ribot
Succeedit bi Jules Méline
Personal details
Born 21 Mey 1851(1851-05-21)
Paris
Dee'd 29 September 1925(1925-09-29) (aged 74)
Épernay
Poleetical pairty None
Alma mater Université de Paris

Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois (French: [leɔ̃ buʁʒwa]; 29 Mey 1851 – 29 September 1925) wis a French statesman. His ideas influenced the Radical Party regairdin a wide range o issues. He promotit progressive taxation such as progressive income taxes an social insurance schemes,[1] alang wi economic equality, expandit eddicational opportunities, an cooperative solidarism. In foreign policy, he cried for a strang League o Naitions, an the maintenance o peace throu compulsory arbitration, controlled disairmament, economic sanctions, an perhaps an internaitional military force.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. J. E. S. Hayward, "The Official Philosophy of the French Third Republic: Leon Bourgeois and Solidarism," International Review of Social History, (1961) 6#1 pp 19-48