12 – Fifth Republic

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Charles de Gaulle, acclaimed as a hero of World War II. was a heavy critic of the Fourth Republic,and  was the chief driving force behind the new constitution. His proposal gave the presidency more power, rather than the National Assembly.

The Fifth Republic was founded on 8 January 1959  came into being, and remains as the government of France until today. Charles de Gaulle became its first president.

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Forward to Riots of 1968 – Back to Algerian Independence
Back to 1789 and all that!
© Bob Denton 2014