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LSE4331303
Title
George Clemenceau (1841-1929), a French journalist and politician, a great figure in the third republic at the head of radical republicans and the extreme left opposition, nicknamed the “tiger”, knocked down several governments or pushed ministers to half (1881 and 1882), from 1894 to 1906 he took the side of dreyfusards, as editor in the newspaper “L'aurore” and found the title “J'accuse” for Emile Zola's famous article; in 1906, minister of the interior and president of the council, he set up the foundations of a true scientific police, then he was called to the head of the government in 1917, in the midst of the war of 1914-1918, he showed himself an authoritarian warlord and intransigent and enjoys great popularity in both military and civilian circles. Photograph for the cover of the weekly VU, director Lucien Vogel (1886-1954), number 78, date 11/9/1929. Selva Collection.
Artist
Unknown Artist, (20th century)
Photographer
Leonard de Selva
Location
Private Collection
Medium
photograph
Description
George Clemenceau (1841-1929), a French journalist and politician, a great figure in the third republic at the head of radical republicans and the extreme left opposition, nicknamed the “tiger”, knocked down several governments or pushed ministers to half (1881 and 1882), from 1894 to 1906 he took the side of dreyfusards, as editor in the newspaper “L'aurore” and found the title “J'accuse” for Emile Zola's famous article; in 1906, minister of the interior and president of the council, he set up the foundations of a true scientific police, then he was called to the head of the government in 1917, in the midst of the war of 1914-1918, he showed himself an authoritarian warlord and intransigent and enjoys great popularity in both military and civilian circles. Photograph for the cover of the weekly VU, director Lucien Vogel (1886-1954), number 78, date 11/9/1929. Selva Collection.
Photo credit
Photo © Leonard de Selva / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
political / human / statesman / french / press / portrait / photography / clemenceau / selva / a journal / french / france / 20 20th 20th XX XXth 20th century / George (1841-1929) / Photograph / Photography / Mzphoto
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