Thiers

[ tyer ]
/ ˈtyɛr /

noun

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

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Thiers
/ (French tjɛr) /

noun

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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