Waddington becomes French Prime Minister (39 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

William Henry Waddington becomes French prime minister. He is forced to resign the post before the end of the year: despite attempting to keep peace between the radicals and reactionaries, this ultimately loses him the support of both parties.

Citation:
Editors. "Waddington becomes French Prime Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18785, accessed 09 December 2016.]