Briand, Aristide (1862-1932), a French statesman. He was premier 11 times during 1909-29, but was most famous for his accomplishments as foreign minister during the middle and late 1920's.
WHAT'S INSIDE: WORLD WAR I
World War I, also known as the Great War, left Germany and other countries humiliated and angry. Germany viewed the armistice that ended World War I as a truce, rather than a surrender. This view was ignored. Learn about events that led to World War II.
Gallipoli Campaign, an Allied attempt in 1915, during World War I, to seize the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey and thus gain control of the Dardanelles strait, opening a supply route from the west to Russia through the Black Sea.