Dupuy, Charles( Acting French President in 1895godu)
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Biography Dupuy, Charles
Charles Alexandre Dupuy was born Nov. 5, 1851 in the town of Le Pu. Elected in 1885 in the Chamber of Deputies from the Department of Haute-Loire, Dupuy joined moderate Republicans Jules Ferry. From December 1892 to April 1893 he served as education minister in the government of Alexander Ribot. In 1893 he formed his own cabinet, but in late November, resigned as prime minister and December 5, was elected president of the Chamber of Deputies.
Already in the first week of service in the new position of Augustus Vaylan an anarchist threw a bomb Dupuy; quiet words then Dupuy in the Chamber of Deputies ( "The debate continues, Gentlemen") made him popular among his colleagues. In May 1894 Dupuy became prime minister and minister of internal affairs, and in June, after the assassination of Sadi Carnot in Lyon, Acting President.
Government Dupuy lasted until January 1895. At this time, opened the trial of the captain of the French General Staff of the Jew Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of spying for Germany. Despite the lack of evidence, Dreyfus was sentenced to penal servitude. The fight over the Dreyfus affair led to a political crisis, and Dupuy was forced to resign.
. In November 1898, after the Dreyfus case was finally transferred to the Supreme Court appeals, Dupuy formed a government made up mostly of Republicans
. Ability to review a case of espionage simply infuriated forces, accusing Dreyfus. Now the accusations rained down on their part to President Emile Loubet and premiere. June 12, 1899 Dupuy resigned. From June 1900 until his death he remained a senator from the department of Haute-Loire. Charles Dupuy died in IL-sur-Te July 23, 1923.