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 359,363 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Aristide Briand is the 1,140th most popular politician (down from 1,078th in 2019), the 432nd most popular biography from France (down from 406th in 2019) and the 101st 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 1,140 out of 15,710Before him are Lucius Junius Brutus, Valdemar IV of Denmark, John III Doukas Vatatzes, Michael VII Doukas, Emperor Wen of Sui, and Tokhtamysh. After him are As-Saffah, Valdemar I of Denmark, Jim Mattis, Karl Haushofer, Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, and Damocles.

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Among people born in 1862, Aristide Briand ranks 9Before him are Maurice Maeterlinck, David Hilbert, Philipp Lenard, O. Henry, Gerhart Hauptmann, and Arthur Schnitzler. After him are Joseph Merrick, William Henry Bragg, Allvar Gullstrand, Hilma af Klint, J. Bruce Ismay, and Pyotr Stolypin. Among people deceased in 1932, Aristide Briand ranks 4Before him are Wilhelm Ostwald, Eduard Bernstein, and Archduchess Gisela of Austria. After him are Manuel II of Portugal, Giuseppe Peano, Paul Doumer, Gustav Meyrink, George Eastman, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Alberto Santos-Dumont, and Margaret Brown.

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Among people born in France, Aristide Briand ranks 432 out of 5,234Before him are Lothair of France (941), André Derain (1880), Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814), Abraham de Moivre (1667), Hippolyte Taine (1828), and Pierre Gassendi (1592). After him are Patrick Modiano (1945), Robert Delaunay (1885), Paul Éluard (1895), Louis Antoine de Bougainville (1729), Alain Prost (1955), and Urbain Le Verrier (1811).


Among politicians born in France, Aristide Briand ranks 101Before him are Dagobert I (611), Robert I of France (860), Pierre Laval (1883), Avitus (395), Patrice de MacMahon (1808), and Lothair of France (941). After him are Louis, Dauphin of France (1729), Camille Desmoulins (1760), Antoine of Navarre (1518), Marie Louise d’Orléans (1662), Napoléon, Prince Imperial (1856), and Baldwin I, Latin Emperor (1172).