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Thiers

[ tyer ]

noun

  1. Louis A·dolphe [lwee , a, -, dawlf], 1797–1877, French statesman: president 1871–73.


Thiers

/ tjɛr /

noun

  1. ThiersLouis Adolphe17971877MFrenchPOLITICS: statesmanHISTORY: historianPOLITICS: head of state Louis Adolphe (lwi adɔlf). 1797–1877, French statesman and historian. After the Franco-Prussian war, he suppressed the Paris Commune and became first president of the Third Republic (1871–73). His policies made possible the paying off of the war indemnity exacted by Germany


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German troops came to the frontier, M. Thiers was menacing to ruin Swiss commercial resources with a "blocus hermetique."

Go through Lomme by Rue Thiers, leaving the church on the right (transept greatly damaged).

Molé having declined the task of constructing a Ministry, the King summoned Thiers to the head of affairs.

See with what eagerness Thiers himself returned to this charmed capital when permitted by the last Napoleon!

The frequent efforts of Thiers, Jules Favre, and other leading men to restrain the more impetuous were of little avail.

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