12/9/1917 Another new Prime Minister for France #1917Live

It is not just Russia that finds itself gripped by political crisis. Alexandre Ribot took over as French prime minister in March. In recent days however his government has lost the support of the Socialists and has had to resign. His replacement is Paul Painlevé, until now the war minister. A mathematician and academic by background, Painlevé is France’s fourth prime minister since the start of the war.

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Paul Painlevé (Wikipedia)

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