Jean-Jaurés murdered in Paris

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Historical Context Note

Jean-Jaurés had spent the day thinking over an appeal to President Wilson for help solving the crisis following the Archduke's assassination at Sarajevo, when he himself was killed by young French nationalist Raoul Villain.

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Editors. "Jean-Jaurés murdered in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=12198, accessed 22 October 2014.]