Editors. "Adolphe Thiers forced to resign". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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French Prime Minister Adolphe Thiers is forced to resign. He has been pursuing a policy of firm support for Mehemet Ali of Egypt, but this proves unpopular with King Louis-Philippe, who does not want to see France dragged into another war.