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Louis-Jules Trochu
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Interim French Head of State
26th Prime Minister of France
In office
4 September 1870 – 13 February 1871
Preceded by Emperor Napoleon III (Head of State)
Charles Cousin-Montauban (Prime Minister)
Succeeded by Adolphe Thiers (President of France)
Jules Dufaure (Chief of Government)
Personal details
Born (1815-03-12)12 March 1815
Le Palais, France
Died 7 October 1896(1896-10-07) (aged 81)
Tours, France
Nationality French

Louis-Jules Trochu (French pronunciation: [lwi ʒyl tʁɔʃy]; 12 March 1815 – 7 October 1896) was a French military leader and politician. He served as President of the Government of National Defense—France's de facto head of state—from 4 September 1870 until his resignation on 22 January 1871.


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