Georges Clemenceau

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Georges Clemenceau
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Born September 28, 1841
Mouilleron-en-Pareds, France
Died November 24, 1929 (aged 88)
Paris, France

Georges Clemenceau Père-la-victoire’ (Father Victory) (born Sept. 28, 1841, Mouilleron-en-Pareds, France — died Nov. 24, 1929, Paris) was a French statesman and journalist who represented his country at the Paris Peace Conference. Clemenceau was twice Prime Minister of France.

Clemenceau founded the newspapers La Justice (1880), L'Aurore (1897), and L'Homme Libre (1913).

In painting he was an ardent supporter of the Impressionists. When Claude Monet died, Georges Clemenceau was there to pay a final farewell to his long-time friend. [1]

Madame Kuroki, Claude Monet (1840-1926), Alice Butler (1894-1949), Blanche Hoschede-Monet and Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) in the Garden at Giverny.

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Portrait of George Clemenceau by Edouard Manet.