Georges Clemenceau
FameRank: 6

"Georges Benjamin Clemenceau" was a French statesman who led the nation in the First World War. A leader of the Radical Party (France)/Radical Party, he played a central role in politics during the Third Republic. Clemenceau served as the Prime Minister of France from 1906 to 1909, and again from 1917 to 1920. He was one of the principal architects of the Treaty of Versailles at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919/France Peace Conference of 1919. Nicknamed "Père la Victoire" (Father Victory) or "Le Tigre" (The Tiger), he took a harsh position against defeated Germany, though not quite as much as President Raymond Poincaré/Poincaré, and won agreement on Germany's payment of large sums for reparations.

If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous leaders! More Georges Clemenceau on Wikipedia.