clemenceau clemenceau


  • (n) French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)


  1. "I think it was Clemenceau who said that war is too important to be left exclusively to the generals," Westmoreland said, referring to Georges Clemenceau, the French prime minister during World War I. "I think, at this time in history, in...
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: William Westmoreland Source: USA Today

  2. The former Socialist leader François Hollande said ironically on his blog that the whole debate "has given birth to a commission," a device that he said "Clemenceau used, under the Third Republic, to mock governments that no longer knew what...
    on Feb 8, 2010 By: Francois Hollande Source: New York Times

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