Raymond Poincare (Poincare Raymond)( President of France.)
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Biography Raymond Poincare (Poincare Raymond)
Born August 20, 1860 in Bar-le-Duc, received his law degree, he began to engage in political activities. In 1887-1903 - member of the Chamber of Deputies, held several positions in the government. In 1903-1913 - Senator. Gained high reputation in 1894 as minister of finance, but in 1895 resigned from the government, in 1906, again took the post of Minister of Finance. In 1912-1913 - Prime Minister and also Minister of Foreign Affairs. Regard war as inevitable and did everything to ensure France's support in the face of the threat of Germany.
In January 1913 Poincare was elected president of. In the persistent desire to lead France to victory in World War I with it could be compared only Clemenceau, who came to replace him in 1920. During the crisis in 1922 Poincare returned to the government, served as Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be tough against Germany, the occupation of the Ruhr. Poincare again became prime minister during the financial crisis of 1926, when he managed to restore the purchasing power of the French franc and stabilize the economy. In 1929 due to illness, was forced to resign. Died Poincare in Paris on Oct. 15, 1934.