Adolphe Thiers

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Adolphe Thiers
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Adolphe Thiers (1872)
President of France
In office
31 August 1871 – 24 May 1873
Prime MinisterJules Dufaure
Preceded byNapoleon III (as emperor)
Succeeded byPatrice MacMahon
Prime Minister of France
In office
1 March 1840 – 29 October 1840
MonarchLouis Philippe I
Preceded byNicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, duc de Dalmatie
Succeeded byNicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, duc de Dalmatie
In office
22 February 1836 – 6 September 1836
MonarchLouis Philippe I
Preceded byAchille Léonce Victor Charles, Duc de Broglie
Succeeded byLouis, Comte Molé
Foreign Minister of France
In office
1 March 1840 – 29 October 1840
MonarchLouis Philippe I
Preceded byNicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, duc de Dalmatie
Succeeded byFrançois Guizot
In office
22 February 1836 – 6 September 1836
MonarchLouis Philippe I
Preceded byAchille Léonce Victor Charles, Duc de Broglie
Succeeded byLouis, Comte Molé
Personal details
Born
Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers

(1797-04-15)15 April 1797
Bouc-Bel-Air, France
Died3 September 1877(1877-09-03) (aged 80)
Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Cause of deathStroke
Political partyParty of Resistance
(1831–1836)
Party of Movement
(1836–1848)
Party of Order
(1848–1852)
Third Party
(1852–1870)
Independent
(1870–1873)
Moderate Republican
(1873–1877)
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Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers (/tiˈɛər/ tee-AIR, French: [maʁi ʒozɛf lwi adɔlf tjɛʁ]; 15 April 1797 – 3 September 1877) was a French politician and historian. He was the second elected President of France, and the first President of the French Third Republic.

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