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Definition of the noun alfred dreyfus
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- French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935)
Who is Alfred Dreyfus?
Alfred Dreyfus was a French artillery officer of Jewish background whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political dramas in modern French history. Known today as the Dreyfus Affair, the incident eventually ended with Dreyfus' complete exoneration.
- also known as Дрейфус, Альфред; 阿尔弗雷德·德雷福斯
- born on (156 years ago) in Mulhouse
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: France
- religion: Judaism
- education: École Polytechnique
- profession: Soldier, military officer
- died on (80 years ago) in French Third Republic
- buried in Montparnasse Cemetery
- written works: "Dreyfus: his life and letters", "Five Years of My Life", "Le proce s Dreyfus devant le Conseil de Guerre de Rennes, 7 aou t - 9 septembre 1899", "The Dreyfus case", "Fünf Jahre meines Lebens", "Cinq années de ma vie"
Alfred Dreyfus: The representation in fiction of the French artillery officer Alfred Dreyfus.
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by Michael David Sollars, Arbolina Llamas Jennings
The Dreyfusaffair, which dominated French politicallife forovera decade, sprangfromthe 1894conviction for hightreason ofCaptain Alfred Dreyfus, an officerin the Frencharmy. Dreyfus wasa Jewish manfrom Alsace, apart of Francebordering ...
The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social, and Military History [4 volumes] (2008)
A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker, Priscilla Roberts
Wrongly accused as a German spy, French Army captain Alfred Dreyfus was condemned to life in prison during a secret military trial in 1894. (Library ofCongress) Staff General Raoul de Boisdeffre ordered a cover-up. Major Hubert Henry, an ...
by Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber
Dreyfus; Dreyfus affair Ydri-fas, 'dra-\ Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935) was the protagonist of ...
The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker
army arrested and sentenced a brilliant young officer of the General Staff, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, to military degradation and perpetual imprisonment on the “dry guillotine” of Devil's Island. Nationalists applauded this action, as did influential ...
by W. Rubinstein, Michael A. Jolles
Distantlyrelated to Alfred Dreyfus, ...
Dictionary of Jewish Terms (2011)
A Guide to the Language of Judaism by Ronald L. Eisenberg
Named for the trial and subsequent attempts at exoneration of Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer on the French General Staff, whose 1894 court- martial for treason, conviction, and final acquittal developed into a political event that ...
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