- Jean Lé·on [zhahn ley-awn] /ʒɑ̃ leɪˈɔ̃/, 1859–1914, French socialist and writer.
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Sometimes he would mention Jaures and other socialistic orators.
Within a month Jaures was shot and Socialists the world over became blood-blinded.The Sequel
George A. Taylor
This is quite a different position from that taken by Lafargue in his fight with Jaures.Feuerbach: The roots of the socialist philosophy
Jaures had just been shot, the syndicalists were wrecking German milk shops, and at night the streets had noisy mobs.Golden Lads
Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
The Russian, who was well up in advanced politics, was just explaining the plans advanced by Jaures.
- Jean Léon (ʒɑ̃ leɔ̃). 1859–1914, French politician and writer, who founded the socialist paper l'Humanité (1904), and united the French socialist movement into a single party (1905); assassinated
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