Editors. "Boulanger is retired from the French army". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Boulanger is retired from the French army (48 words)
Historical Context Note
General Georges Boulanger is forced to retire from the French army after having declared himself a monarchist and met with representatives of the outlawed claimants to the throne. Now the popular reactionary becomes eligible for election to the Chamber of Deputies, and he is voted in almost immediately.18991 Boulanger is retired from the French army 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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