Gaston Doumergue

French lawyer and statesman (1863-1937)

Pierre-Paul-Henri-Gaston Doumergue (French pronunciation: ​[ɡastɔ̃ dumɛʁɡ]; 1 August, 1863  – 18 June, 1937) was a French politician. He was the President of France from 1924 to 1931.[1]

Gaston Doumergue
Gaston Doumergue 1924.jpg
Doumergue in 1924, as the Grand Master of the Legion of Honour
President of France
In office
13 June 1924 – 13 June 1931
Prime Minister
Preceded byAlexandre Millerand
Succeeded byPaul Doumer
Prime Minister of France
In office
9 February 1934 – 8 November 1934
PresidentAlbert François Lebrun
Preceded byÉdouard Daladier
Succeeded byPierre-Étienne Flandin
In office
9 December 1913 – 9 June 1914
PresidentRaymond Poincaré
Preceded byLouis Barthou
Succeeded byAlexandre Ribot
Personal details
Born
Pierre-Paul-Henri-Gaston Doumergue

1 August, 1863
Aigues-Vives, France
Died18 June, 1937 (aged 73)
Aigues-Vives, France
Political partyRadical Party
Alma materUniversity of Paris

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sciolino, Elaine (3 February 2008). "French Leader and Ex-Model Wed in Quiet Ceremony". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-08-10. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)