Robert Schuman (1886-1963)
A Founding Father of Europe and the man behind the Franco-German reconciliation, ...Robert Schuman was one of the great French Statesmen of the post-war era.
Jules Ferry (1832 – 1893)
Born in Saint-Dié, Jules Ferry, lawyer and politician, great figure of the ...Republic, was also heavily criticised in his day. Appointed Mayor of Paris after the fall of Napoleon III, he became unpopular due to the food restrictions he imposed on the people of Paris, who were under siege from the Prussian Army, and he ended up fleeing the capital.