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[As President of the Council of Ministers, Gambetta had the opportunity to implement his vision for the Republic. This was the goal for which he and Léon had struggled for a decade. But he faced a ‘coalition of jealousies, threatened interests, frustrated ambitions, wounded pride, of the...
[‘Democracy has lost a good servant, the tribune an incomparable orator, France a great citizen.’ So began the front-page obituary of the conservative Le Temps. Around the world, Gambetta’s death was cause for sadness; as far away as New York, the flags at City Hall flew at half-mast on the day...
[Time passes, we will pass too; but the writings remain.’2 So wrote Léonie Léon to Joseph Reinach in 1885 of her correspondence with Gambetta. For many years, it appeared that Léon’s expectations were wrong; that her correspondence with Gambetta had not survived. This was the conclusion reached...
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