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Briand, Aristide

(Encyclopedia) Briand, Aristide ärēstēd´ brēäN´ [key], 1862–1932, French statesman. A lawyer and a Socialist, he entered (1902) the chamber of deputies and helped to draft and pass the…

Kellogg-Briand Pact

(Encyclopedia) Kellogg-Briand Pact brēäN´ [key], agreement, signed Aug. 27, 1928, condemning recourse to war for the solution of international controversies. It is more properly…

Paris, Pact of

(Encyclopedia) Paris, Pact of: see Kellogg-Briand Pact .

Combes, Émile

(Encyclopedia) Combes, Émile āmēl´ kôNb [key], 1835–1921, French statesman. An able politician of the left democratic group, he was minister of education under Léon Bourgeois (1895–96…

Locarno Pact

(Encyclopedia) Locarno Pact, 1925, concluded at a conference held at Locarno, Switzerland, by representatives of Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, and…

Stresemann, Gustav

(Encyclopedia) Stresemann, Gustav go͝os´täf shtrā´zəmän [key], 1878–1929, German statesman. A founder (1902) and director (until 1918) of the Association of Saxon Industrialists,…

Müller, Hermann

(Encyclopedia) Müller, Hermann hĕr´män mül´ər [key], 1876–1931, German statesman. A Social Democrat, he succeeded in 1919 to the post of German foreign minister and signed the Treaty…

Gallieni, Joseph Simon

(Encyclopedia) Gallieni, Joseph Simon zhôzĕf´ sēmôN´ gälyānē´ [key], 1849–1916, French general and colonial administrator. He served well in the Sudan and Tonkin and, as governor-…

Viviani, René

(Encyclopedia) Viviani, René rənā´ vēvyänē´ [key], 1863–1925, French statesman. He entered politics as a Socialist and joined Jean Jaurès in founding the journal Humanité and in…

Poincaré, Raymond

(Encyclopedia) Poincaré, Raymond rāmôN´ pwăNkärā´ [key], 1860–1934, French statesman, president of France (1913–20); cousin of Jules Henri Poincaré . A member of the chamber of…