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Louis Barthou

Louis Barthou (1862-1934) was a French politician of the Third Republic. He was serving as Foreign Minister when he was assassinated in Marseilles in 1934 along with King Alexander I of Yugoslavia. He was the primary figure behind the Franco-Soviet Mutual Assistance Pact, which was signed by his successor, Pierre Laval

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Preceded by:
Aristide Briand
Prime Minister of France
Followed by:
Gaston Doumergue