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Jean Lucien Romier

| 5 stycznia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

Romier70 years ago , on January 5 1944 at the age of 58 Jean Lucien Romier died (of a heart attack at the time of his arrest by the Gestapo) in Vichy , a historian, an economist , a journalist and a politician ; a pupil of the Jesuits , a specialist in the field of palaeography and the history of religious wars, a member of the editorial board at the " La Réforme économique " journal, editor-in- chief of the daily " Le Figaro " in the years of 1925-27 and 1934-1940 , an associate at the "Revue des deux mondes ", " Le Temps ", " Le Petit Parisian " and other magazines , since 1927 a member of the leadership of the conservative and corporativist political movement Redressement Français under the auspices of the Marshall F. Foch, a critic of a parliamentary system , political parties and public vote , in a French State (Vichy) a member of the French National Council and a Minister of State ( 1941-1943 ), considered the " gray eminence " of Marshall Petain , he performed special diplomatic missions, maintaining contacts with the British and Americans; an opponent of P. Laval’s servile political line towards the Germans.

 

prof. Jacek Bartyzel

translated by Arek Jakubczyk

Kategoria: Reactionary Diary

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