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 (brē-änd′, -äN′), Aristide 1862-1932.
French politician who became prime minister for the first of 11 times in 1909. As foreign minister he was the chief architect of the Locarno Pact (1925), which guaranteed the borders of Belgium, France, and Germany. He also drew up the Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928) and shared the 1926 Nobel Peace Prize.

Briand

(French briɑ̃)
n
(Biography) Aristide (aristid). 1862–1932, French socialist statesman: prime minister of France 11 times. He was responsible for the separation of Church and State (1905) and he advocated a United States of Europe. Nobel peace prize 1926
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Grace a sa carriere politique impressionnante: onze fois president du Conseil et vingt fois ministre, Aristide Briand reste dans la memoire des Europeens, un pacifiste couronne par le Prix Nobel pour la Paix et un militant pour la construction europeenne.
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