Maginot, André

(1877-1932)
   political figure
   Born in Paris, André Maginot was a deputy for the democratic Left (1910), and served several times as a minister after World War I, during the course of which he was gravely wounded. He put through the law (January 4, 1930) ordering the construction of fortifications on the northeast corner of France. The Maginot Line, the plan for which had already been formulated by paul painlevé, did not continue, however, along the French-Belgian border because of opposition from Belgium. Moreover, not adaptable to the new form of mobile warfare, the Maginot Line did not play its anticipated role in World War ii, which was a war of movement, making the defensive line obsolete.

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  • Maginot, André — Ma·gi·not (măzhʹə nō , măjʹ , mä zhē nōʹ), André. 1877 1932. French politician who as minister of war (1922 1924 and 1929 1932) proposed a line of fortification, called the Maginot Line, along France s border with Germany. Thought to be… …   Universalium

  • Maginot, André — ► (1877 1932) Político francés. Propugnó e impulsó la construcción del conjunto de fortificaciones que cubría la frontera francesa con Alemania antes de la Segunda Guerra Mundial …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Maginot, André (-Louis-René) — born Feb. 17, 1877, Paris, France died Jan. 7, 1932, Paris French politician. He was elected to the French Chamber of Deputies (1910) and fought in World War I, where he was severely wounded. He twice served as France s minister of war (1922–24,… …   Universalium

  • Maginot, André (-Louis-René) — (17 feb. 1877, París, Francia–7 ene. 1932, París). Político francés. Fue elegido a la Cámara de Diputados (1910) y combatió en la primera guerra mundial, en donde fue gravemente herido. En dos ocasiones se desempeñó como ministro de guerra… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • André Maginot — Parlementaire français Date de naissance 17 février 1877 Date de décès 7 jan …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Maginot — André Maginot André Maginot (* 17. Februar 1877 in Paris; † 7. Januar 1932 ebenda) war ein französischer Politiker. Nach Militärdienst und Verwaltungsausbildung startete André Maginot eine erfolgreiche politische Laufbahn. Hierbei war er 1910… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • André Maginot — (* 17. Februar 1877 in Paris; † 7. Januar 1932 ebenda) war ein französischer Politiker. Nach Militärdienst und Verwaltungsausbildung startete André Maginot eine erfolgreiche politische Laufbahn. Hierbei war er 1910 1932 Abgeordneter der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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