Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929)
The statesman and journalist Georges Clemenceau was Prime Minister of France from 1906-1909 and again from the end of World War 1 from 1917-1920.
He was nicknamed Le Tigre or The Tiger for his skill in debating and tenacious journalism.
Clemenceau was an important contributor to the French Third Republic. He was a major contributor to the Allied victory in World War I and was integral to the implementation of the Treaty of Versailles to establish peace after the end of World 1.
Clemenceau’s mother, Sophie Eucharie Gautreau was of Huguenot descent.