Aristide Briand

1862 - 1932

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Aristide Pierre Henri Briand (French: [aʁistid pjɛʁ ɑ̃ʁi bʁijɑ̃]; 28 March 1862 – 7 March 1932) was a French statesman who served eleven terms as Prime Minister of France during the French Third Republic. He is mainly remembered for his focus on international issues and reconciliation politics during the interwar period (1918–1939). In 1926, he received the Nobel Peace Prize along with German Foreign Minister Gustav Stresemann for the realization of the Locarno Treaties, which aimed at reconciliation between France and Germany after the First World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aristide Briand has received more than 471,923 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Aristide Briand is the 1,394th most popular politician (down from 1,333rd in 2019), the 505th most popular biography from France (down from 479th in 2019) and the 121st most popular French Politician.

Aristide Briand was a French politician who was most famous for being the architect of the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Treaties.

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Among politicians, Aristide Briand ranks 1,394 out of 19,576Before him are Teti, Harold Wilson, Ezer Weizman, Nuon Chea, Psamtik I, and Abel, King of Denmark. After him are Stjepan Mesić, Chlodio, Isabella Clara Eugenia, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Yang Guifei, and Lü Buwei.

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Among people born in 1862, Aristide Briand ranks 10Before him are David Hilbert, Philipp Lenard, Gerhart Hauptmann, Allvar Gullstrand, Arthur Schnitzler, and O. Henry. After him are Hilma af Klint, Niko Pirosmani, Victoria of Baden, William Henry Bragg, Pyotr Stolypin, and Joseph Merrick. Among people deceased in 1932, Aristide Briand ranks 6Before him are Wilhelm Ostwald, Archduchess Gisela of Austria, Eduard Bernstein, Manuel II of Portugal, and Giuseppe Peano. After him are Paul Doumer, Gustav Meyrink, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Errico Malatesta, and George Eastman.

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Among people born in France, Aristide Briand ranks 505 out of 6,770Before him are André Citroën (1878), Frédéric Bazille (1841), Paul Sabatier (1854), Jean-François Lyotard (1924), Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550), and Paul Langevin (1872). After him are William of Rubruck (1220), Carlos Gardel (1890), Elisa Bonaparte (1777), Arthur Honegger (1892), Hector Malot (1830), and Carloman I (751).


Among politicians born in France, Aristide Briand ranks 121Before him are Carus (230), Antoine of Navarre (1518), Christine Lagarde (1956), Jean-Marie Le Pen (1928), William II of England (1056), and Henry I, Duke of Guise (1550). After him are Elisa Bonaparte (1777), Carloman I (751), Gaspard II de Coligny (1519), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), Childebert I (497), and Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1747).