Jean Jaures

Jean Jaures

Original Name Auguste Marie Joseph Jean Léon Jaurès
Birth
Castres, Departement du Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées, France
Death 31 Jul 1914 (aged 54)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 7513 · View Source
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French Statesman. He rose to become the leader of the French Socialist Party at the beginning of the 20th century. After the organization morphed into the French Section of the Workers' International in 1905, he worked to stem the tensions in Europe that was leading to war. He was assassinated by Raoul Villain, a French Nationalist, only a month after Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Serbia, an event that touched off World War I. After the war Villain was acquitted, provoking huge demonstrations. Jean Jaures entered the Pantheon in 1924.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 7 Dec 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7513
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Jaures (3 Sep 1859–31 Jul 1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7513, citing The Pantheon, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .