Jean VilleIe resigns as French Prime Minister after election defeats

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Historical Context Note

After suffering a defeat in the recent elections, Jean VilleIe resigns as French Prime Minister. Two days later, his position is filled by Vicomte de Martignac, forming a politically moderate administration.
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Editors. "Jean VilleIe resigns as French Prime Minister after election defeats". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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