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 (də-lä′dē-ā′, dä-lä-dyā′), Édouard 1884-1970.
French statesman who signed the Munich Pact with Adolf Hitler in September 1938. He was arrested by the Germans after the fall of France (1940) and remained in captivity until 1945.


(French daladje)
(Biography) Édouard (edwar). 1884–1970, French radical socialist statesman; premier of France (1933; 1934; 1938–40) and signatory of the Munich Pact (1938)


(dəˈlɑ diˌeɪ, də lɑdˈyeɪ)

Édouard, 1884–1970, premier of France 1933, 1934, 1938–40.
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Contract notice: Circulation And Insertion Study Of Cycle Routes And Public Transport On The Decks Of The Kingdom And Daladier Connecting The Towns Of Avignon And Villeneuve Avignon
Among these were British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier.
A state visit to France in 1938, for example, prompted French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier to describe her as "an excessively ambitious young woman who would be ready to sacrifice every other country in the world so that she may remain Queen".
His successor, Edouard Daladier, along with Britain's Neville Chamberlain, signed the Munich pact, which allowed Hitler to carve up Czechoslovakia.
Bodon effectively illustrates how Petain and the Vichy labeled Gamelin, Daladier, and Blum as the politicians and military leaders responsible for the "great defeat" of France in 1940 by the Nazis.
It may be fashionable to belittle the "lessons of Munich," when Neville Chamberlain and Edouard Daladier appeased Hitler, deferring to his claims on Czechoslovakia.
Le 26 novembre 1938, a Paris, lors d'une seance a l'Academie des sciences morales et politiques, Raoul Dandurand est accueilli par le ministre des Affaires etrangeres, Georges Bonnet, du gouvernement Daladier, dont on connait les affinites religieuses (55), et celebre <<les relations intellectuelles entre le Canada et la France>>.
A repeat of the infamous agreement between Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Edouard Daladier and Neville Chamberlain, in which the Sudetenland, a province belonging to Czechoslovakia though inhabited by Germans, was turned over to Nazi Germany, leaving democratic little Czechoslovakia defenseless.
The riots resulted in fifteen deaths and provoked the fall of the Edouard Daladier government and its replacement with the more conservative Gaston Doumergue-led coalition.
Guderian wrote after the war: "The proposals of de Gaulle, Daladier and others along these lines had been ignored.
The 'worse' consisted of the three principal Axis leaders--the Italian dictator, Benito Mussolini (1883-1945), the Japanese Prime Minister, Hideki Tojo (1884-1948), and the German chancellor, Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), while the 'bad'--the English Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940), the Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin (1878-1953), and the French Premier, Edouard Daladier (1884-1970)--were being accused by the international media of compromising the independence of states like Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland.
While Mussolini never gained full power over the church, monarchy, or armed forces, Hitler used his expression of dangerous thoughts others could not themselves articulate to corrupt the society; and the French premier Edouard Daladier aptly described him as "a popular chief, with something of the religious authority of Mahomet.