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Thiers

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noun
  1. Louis A·dolphe [lwee a-dawlf] /lwi aˈdɔlf/, 1797–1877, French statesman: president 1871–73.
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  • I also frequently saw Paul de Rmusat, the favourite of Thiers.

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  • He was a Republican, and a much more advanced Republican than Thiers.

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  • Graphically written is his visit to Thiers on behalf of Rochefort.

  • How many contrasting figures are there from Danton to Thiers?

  • The campaigns and battle-pieces of Thiers are unsurpassed in their kind.


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Thiers

noun
  1. 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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