- Henri Brisson
Infobox Prime Minister
Prime Minister of France
term_start =6 April 1885
term_end =7 January 1886
Charles de Freycinet
Prime Minister of France
term_start2 =28 June 1898
term_end2 =1 November 1898
birth_date =31 July 1835
death_date =death date and age|1912|4|14|1835|7|31|
Eugène Henri Brisson (31 July 1835ndash 14 April 1912) was a French statesman,
prime minister of Francefor a period in 1885-1886 and again in 1898.
He was born at
Bourges(Cher), and followed his father’s profession of advocate. Having made his mark in opposition during the last days of the empire, he was appointed deputy-mayor of Paris after the government was overthrown. He was elected to the Assembly on 8 February 1871, as a member of the extreme Left. While not approving of the Commune, he was the first to propose amnesty for the condemned (on 13 September 1871), but the proposal was voted down. He strongly supported compulsory primary education, and was firmly anti-clerical. He was president of the chamber from 1881--replacing Léon Gambetta--to March 1885, when he became prime minister upon the resignation of Jules Ferry; but he resigned when, after the general elections of that year, he only just obtained a majority for the vote of credit for the Torigking expedition.
He remained conspicuous as a public man, took a prominent part in exposing the
Panama scandals, was a powerful candidate for the presidency after the murder of President Carnot in 1894, and was again president of the chamber from December 1894 to 1898. In June of the latter year he formed a cabinet when the country was violently excited over the Dreyfus affair; his firmness and honesty increased popular respect for him, but a chance vote on a matter of especial excitement overthrew his ministry in October. As a leader of the radicals he actively supported, the ministries of Waldeck-Rousseau and Combes, especially corcerning the laws on the religious orders and the separation of church and state. In 1899 he was a candidate for the presidency. In May 1906 he was elected president of the chamber of deputies by 500 out of 581 votes.
Brisson's 1st Ministry, 6 April 1885 - 7 January 1886
*Henri Brisson - President of the Council and Minister of Justice
Charles de Freycinet- Minister of Foreign Affairs
Jean-Baptiste Campenon- Minister of War
François Allain-Targé- Minister of the Interior
Jean Clamageran- Minister of Finance
Charles Eugène Galiber- Minister of Marine and Colonies
René Goblet- Minister of Public Instruction, Fine Arts, and Worship
Hervé Mangon- Minister of Agriculture
*Sadi Carnot - Minister of Public Works
Ferdinand Sarrien- Minister of Posts and Telegraphs
Pierre Legrand- Minister of Commerce
*16 April 1885 - Sadi Carnot succeeds Clamageran as Minister of Finance.
Charles Demôlesucceeds Carnot as Minister of Public Works.
*9 November 1885 -
Pierre Gomotsucceeds Mangon as Minister of Agriculture. Lucien Dautresmesucceeds Legrand as Minister of Commerce.
Brisson's Second Ministry, 28 June - 1 November 1898
*Henri Brisson - President of the Council and Minister of the Interior
Théophile Delcassé- Minister of Foreign Affairs
Godefroy Cavaignac- Minister of War
Paul Peytral- Minister of Finance
Ferdinand Sarrien- Minister of Justice and Worship
Édouard Locroy- Minister of Marine
Léon Bourgeois- Minister of Public Instruction and Fine Arts
Albert Viger- Minister of Agriculture
Georges Trouillot- Minister of Colonies
Louis Tillaye- Minister of Public Works
Émile Maruéjouls- Minister of Commerce, Industry, Posts, and Telegraphs
*5 September 1898 -
Émile Zurlindensucceeds Cavaignac as Minister of War
*17 September 1898 -
Charles Chanoinesucceeds Zurlinden as Minister of War. Jules Godinsucceeds Tillaye as Minister of Public Works.
*25 October 1898 -
Édouard Locroysucceeds Chanoine as interim Minister of War, remaining also Minister of Marine.
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