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Armand Fallières

Fallières, Armand (ärmäNˈ fälyĕrˈ) [key], 1841–1931, president of the French republic (1906–13). A lawyer, he became a member of the chamber of deputies in 1876. He was a member of various cabinets from 1882 to 1892, served briefly as premier, and was also president of the senate. He succeeded Émile Loubet as president.

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