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 (lə-brœN′), Albert 1871-1950.
French politician who was the last president of the Third Republic (1932-1940). He ceded power to Marshal Pétain after the German invasion (1940).


, Charles 1619-1690.
French painter, designer, and courtier. As head of the French Royal Academy and principal painter to the king, he had a major influence on the development of the Louis Quatorze style.
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(French ləbrœ̃)
1. (Biography) Albert (albɛr). 1871–1950, French statesman; president (1932–40)
2. (Biography) Also: Le Brun Charles (ʃarl). 1619–90, French historical painter. He was court painter to Louis XIV and executed much of the decoration of the palace of Versailles
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(ləˈbrœ̃, -ˈbrœn)

Also, Le Brun. Charles, 1619–90, French painter.
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