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Paul Doumer

Paul Doumer (March 22, 1857 - May 6, 1932) was the President of France from May 13, 1931 to his death.

Born in Aurillac[?], in the Cantal département, in France.

He was Governor General of Indochina from 1897 to 1902.

He was elected President of the French Republic in 1931, defeating Aristide Briand.

He was assassinated in Paris at the opening of a book fair by Paul Gorguloff[?], a Russian emigre.

Preceded by:
Gaston Doumergue[?]
President of France Succeeded by:
Albert Lebrun

See also: Politics of France

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