Jacques Duclos

Jacques Duclos

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jacques Duclos was a French Communist politician who played a key role in French politics from 1926, when he entered the French National Assembly after defeating Paul Reynaud, until 1969, when he won a substantial portion of the vote in the presidential elections. During World War I, Duclos fought in the Battle of Verdun, where he was wounded. He was captured at Chemin des Dames, and remained a prisoner of war for the remainder of the war. In 1920, he joined the newly formed French Communist Party. He rose to the Central Committee in 1926, and defeated L on Blum in the elections for deputy in the XXe arrondissement. He was named head of the propaganda section of the Party in 1936, and was elected to Vice-President of the French National Assembly. A Stalinist, Duclos was for more than 35 years the brain behind political choices made by Maurice Thorez and Beno t Frachon. He was involved in the International Communist Movement, in the Comintern, and in the Cominform
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613575842X
  • 9786135758429