Briand, Aristide
(1862–1932)
   A French politician and statesman, Aristide Briand started his career in the French Socialist Party, associating himself with the most advanced movements. In 1894, Briand persuaded the trade unions to adopt general strike as a political weapon. Appointed premier in 1909, Briand alienated himself from his socialist colleagues by breaking up a railway strike by conscripting its leaders into the army. Since October 1915, Briand headed a coalition cabinet. His failed attempts to establish control over the army brought his government down. Briand returned to power in 1921.
   FURTHER READING:
    Thomson, Valentine. Briand: Man of Peace. New York: Covici-Friede, 1930.
   MARTIN MOLL

Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914. 2014.

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