Ribot Alexander( French bourgeois politician)
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Ribot, Alexander (1842-1923) - French bourgeois politician, a lawyer by profession. In 1878, Mr.. was elected to the Chamber of Deputies. Beginning in 1890, held several ministerial posts. In 1890 - 1892 he. was Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1895. - Prime Minister and Minister of Finance. In 1909, Mr.. moved from the Chamber of Deputies in the Senate. Since the beginning of the war entered the cabinet Viviani Minister of Finance and at the same position remained in the cabinet Briand (1915 - 1917 gg.). In March 1917, after the resignation of the Briand became premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs. During his premiership in France, on the basis of perturbation war, a series of riots broke out at the front and strikes at factories. Ribot ruthlessly cracked down on unrest in the army and in the rear, but did not satisfy the requirements of the extreme chauvinist circles on the termination of any kind has been promoting peace in the press and in September, 1917. had to resign. Soon he was replaced by cabinet Clemenceau, dictatorial measures which contributed to the victory of France over Germany.