In France, the Dreyfus Affair is finally resolved, though not
without more complications. The Jewish army officer who was
convicted of treason in 1894 is retried at a Rennes court martial,
and Alfred Dreyfus is again condemned although 'with extenuating
circumstances'. However, on 19th September he is pardoned by a
presidential decree, and the following day he is finally released.
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Editors. "Dreyfus is condemned at retrial but then pardoned by presidential decree". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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