Malvy, Louis-Jean
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Malvy, Louis-Jean

(December 1, 1875, Figeac [Département Lot] – June 9, 1949, Paris), French politician. A radical socialist (and member of the French National Assembly from 1906), and a friend of Joseph Caillaux, Malvy was interior minister from the outbreak of the First World War until August 31, 1917, having already held that office in René Viviani’s prewar administration. He frequently demonstrated his trust in the patriotism of the labor movement, for example when, in August 1914, he refused …

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Horne, John, “Malvy, Louis-Jean”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_beww1_en_0377>
First published online: 2015



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