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Future French president Raymond Poincaré born in Bar-le-Duc in Lorraine

Raymond Poincaré, detail
08/20/1860
Raymond Poincaré was born in Lorraine and educated in Paris in the law.  He was first elected to the Chamber of Deputies at age twenty-seven and was an education minister just six years later.  He served as prime minister between 1912 and 1913 and was then elected President of the Republic.  He was president during all the years of the First World War and the Paris Peace Conference.  He died in October 1934 in Paris.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The New International Encyclopedia (New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1916), 768

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