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Gui·zot(gē-zō′), François Pierre Guillaume 1787-1874.
French historian and politician who advocated a constitutional monarchy, served as prime minister (1847-1848), and published several historical works.
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(Biography) François Pierre Guillaume (frɑ̃swa pjɛr ɡijom). 1787–1874, French statesman and historian. As chief minister (1840–48), his reactionary policies contributed to the outbreak of the revolution of 1848
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