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Châlons-en-Champagne
Marne

Champagne-Ardenne

Rue Carnot 23
(Archives départementales)

Léon Bourgeois

Paris 1851 - Oger, Marne 1925
French statesman; President of the Council of the League of Nations winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in 1920
(Wikipedia)
Georges Oudot
1967

Châlons-en-Champagne /  Léon Bourgeois   Châlons-en-Champagne /  Léon Bourgeois

Description

Stone bust.
The bust replaces a much larger bronze statue, which was molten in 1942.

Inscription(s)

LEON BOURGEOIS
1851-1925
ancien president de la
societe des nations

[triangle with olive branches]

La paix
par la solidarite
des peuples

Signature

oudot

Châlons-en-Champagne - Léon Bourgeois
Busts of Jessaint, Bourgeois and Carnot in front of the archives

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 48°57'11" - E 4°22'1")

Item Code: frca057; Photograph: 26 May 2019
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