Edouard DrumontÉdouard Drumont
) was a French antisemite
. His book La France Juive
(Jewish France) attacked the role of Jews
in France and argued for their exclusion from society. His newspaper La Libre Parole
had the same viewpoint. Drumont attracted many supporters and was one of the primary sources of anitsemitic ideas that would later be embraced by Nazism
. Drumont reached the pinnacle of his fame duirng the Dreyfus Affair
where he was the most strident of Dreyfus' accusers.