Jouhaux, Léon

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Name
Jouhaux, Léon Gender: M
born on 1 July 1879 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 08°47' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 29°51 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 16°18'



Léon Jouhaux

Biography

French Socialist and trade-union leader who was one of the founders of the International Labor Organization.

Jouhaux was the secretary general of the General Labor Confederation (CGT) from 1909 to 1947 and founder and president of the General Confederation of Labor - Workers' Force (CGT-FO) in April 1947, up to his death.

In November 1942 he was arrested by the Nazis and was in the concentration camps Buchenwald and Dachau. He was released on May 1945.

Long prominent in the International Labor Organization and active in the service of peace, Jouhaux received the 1951 Nobel Peace Prize. His works include studies on labor and on disarmament.

He died 28 April 1954, Paris.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Geslain archive

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize

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