Léon Blum

French politician (1872-1950)

André Léon Blum (French: [ɑ̃dʁe leɔ̃ blum];[1] 9 April 1872 – 30 March 1950) was a French socialist politician and three-time Prime Minister.

Léon Blum
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Blum in 1936
Prime Minister of France
In office
16 December 1946 – 22 January 1947
PresidentVincent Auriol
Preceded byGeorges Bidault
Succeeded byPaul Ramadier
In office
13 March 1938 – 10 April 1938
PresidentAlbert Lebrun
DeputyÉdouard Daladier
Preceded byCamille Chautemps
Succeeded byÉdouard Daladier
In office
4 June 1936 – 22 June 1937
PresidentAlbert Lebrun
DeputyÉdouard Daladier
Preceded byAlbert Sarraut
Succeeded byCamille Chautemps
Deputy Prime Minister of France
In office
28 July 1948 – 5 September 1948
PresidentVincent Auriol
Prime MinisterAndré Marie
Preceded byVacant
Succeeded byAndré Marie
In office
29 June 1937 – 18 January 1938
PresidentAlbert Lebrun
Prime MinisterCamille Chautemps
Preceded byÉdouard Daladier
Succeeded byÉdouard Daladier
Personal details
Born
André Léon Blum

9 April 1872
Paris, France
Died30 March 1950 (aged 77)
Jouy-en-Josas, France
Political partyFrench Section of the Workers' International

ReferencesEdit

  1. Colton, Joel (10 July 2013) [1966]. Leon Blum: Humanist in Politics. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-307-83089-0. LCCN 65-18768. OCLC 265833. The Blum family has always pronounced its name in a way that indicates its Alsatian origin.