Tardieu, André


Tardieu, André
(1876-1945)
   political figure
   Born in Paris and educated at the École normale supérieure, André Tardieu served as leader of the pierre waldeck-rousseau cabinet foreign news editor of Le Temps (1902). He was elected deputy (1914) and was chosen by georges Clemenceau to be the special commissioner of France to the united States (1917-18). He took part in the Paris Peace Conference (1919) and served as minister for the liberated regions of Alsace-Lorraine (1919-20). At the peace conference, he played a leading role in drafting the political and territorial claims of the Treaty of Versailles. A founder of L'Echo national, in 1924 he lost in the general election (during the victory of the cartel des gauches), but was reelected in 1926 and appointed successively by Raymond poincaré as minister of public works (1926-28) and the interior (1928-29). As prime minister (November 1929-December 1930), during a time of international economic and financial crises, he carved out a policy of optimistic politics, making important economic decisions (social security, free education, military pensions, major public work, and the like. Losing power for a time, Tardieu later became minister of agriculture and then of war in the pierre laval cabinets (1931-32). He was recalled to be premier (February-May 1932) and served for a final time as a minister in the gaston doumerge cabinet (1934) and was charged with the study of constitutional reform. Tardieu retired from public life in 1935. His writings include La Paix (1921), Sur la pente (1935), La Révolution à refaire (1936-37).

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tardieu, André — ▪ French premier in full  André pierre gabriel amédée Tardieu   born Sept. 22, 1876, Paris, France died Sept. 15, 1945, Menton       statesman who was three times premier of France and who attempted to carry on the policies of Georges Clemenceau… …   Universalium

  • Tardieu, André — ► (1876 1945) Político y periodista francés. Fue jefe del Gobierno en 1929 30 y 1932 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tardieu, André (-Pierre-Gabriel-Amédée) — born Sept. 22, 1876, Paris, France died Sept. 15, 1945, Menton French politician. After work in the diplomatic service, he became foreign editor of Le Temps and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1914. A delegate to the Paris Peace… …   Universalium

  • Tardieu, André (-Pierre-Gabriel-Amédée) — (22 sep. 1876, París, Francia–15 sep. 1945, Menton). Político francés. Después de trabajar en el servicio diplomático, fue redactor de la sección internacional de Le Temps y fue elegido a la Cámara de Diputados en 1914. Delegado en la conferencia …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Andre Tardieu — André Tardieu Pour les articles homonymes, voir Tardieu. André Tardieu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • André Tardieu — (* 22. September 1876 in Paris; † 15. September 1945 in Menton) war ein französischer Politiker. Auf der Pariser Friedenskonferenz 1919 war Tardieu Berater von Georges Clemenceau. Von 1926 bis 1932 war …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • André — André, Yves Marie * * * (as used in expressions) Ampère, André Marie André, John Boulle, André Charles André Charles Boule Breton, André Cournand, André F(rédéric) Courrèges, André Derain, André …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tardieu — Tardieu, Ambroise Auguste Tardieu, André …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • André Tardieu — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Tardieu. André Tardieu André Tardieu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • André — /ahn dray/ or, for 1, /an dree/; for 2 also Fr. /ahonn drdday /, n. 1. John, 1751 80, British major hanged as a spy by the Americans in the Revolutionary War: plotted the betrayal of West Point with Benedict Arnold. 2. a male given name, French… …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.