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Georges Clemenceau, 1841-1929

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1841
Place of Birth: Mouilleron-en-Pareds
Date of Death: 1929
Place of Death:

Identity:

Georges Clemenceau was a journalist, politicial writer and politician, later President of France (1917-20).

Life:

Clemenceau knew JW in Paris in the 1890s when he wrote for La Justice and L'Aurore. Clemenceau was known as an admirer of Impressionist painters, especially Monet.

Bibliography:

Encyclopedia Britannica, on-line edition (accessed 8 June 2004).