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 (zhô-rĕs′), Jean 1859-1914.
French journalist and leader of the French Socialist Party. An antimilitarist in the period leading up to World War I, he was assassinated by a French nationalist.
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(French ʒɔrɛs)
(Biography) Jean Léon (ʒɑ̃ leɔ̃). 1859–1914, French politician and writer, who founded the socialist paper l'Humanité (1904), and united the French socialist movement into a single party (1905); assassinated
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Jean Léon (ʒɑ̃) 1859–1914, French socialist and writer.
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