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 was the great armed conflict of 191418. Until World War II, it was often called the Great War because it was the most destructive and widespread war the world had ever seen.
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.