Dreyfus affair
The Dreyfus affair (French: l'affaire Dreyfus, [la.fɛʁ dʁɛ.fys]) was a political scandal that divided France from its beginning in 1894 until it was finally resolved in 1906. The affair is often s...
Dreyfus affair - Wikipedia
Papillon (book)
Papillon [papijɔ̃] is a memoir by convicted felon and fugitive Henri Charrière, first published in France in 1969, describing his escape from Devil's Island, part of the French penal colony in French ...
Papillon (book) - Wikipedia
La Libre Parole
La Libre Parole or La Libre Parole illustrée (French; The Free Word) was a French antisemitic political newspaper (Paris, 1892 - June 1924) founded in 1892 by the journalist and polemicist Édouard Dru...
La Libre Parole - Wikipedia
Le Matin (France)
Le Matin was a French daily newspaper first published in 1884 and discontinued in 1944.
Le Matin was launched on the initiative of Chamberlain & Co., a group of American financiers and the Ame...
Others look into the Dreyfus Affair
After Major Georges Picquart's exile to Tunisia others took up the cause of the Alfred Dreyfus.
Major Henry, though under the nominal direction of Gonse, had become the real head of the Intelligen...
Picquart's Investigations of the Dreyfus Affair
While Alfred Dreyfus was serving his sentence on Devil's Island, back in France a number of people began to question his guilt. The most notable of these was Major Georges Picquart.
Not long afte...
Fort Mont-Valérien
Fort Mont-Valérien (Fort du mont Valérien or simply Mont-Valérien) is a fortress in Suresnes, a western Paris suburb, built in 1841 as part of the city's ring of modern fortifications. It overlooks th...
Fort Mont-Valérien - Wikipedia
Ludovic Trarieux
Ludovic Trarieux (30 November 1840, Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, Charente – 13 March 1904) was a French Republican statesman, prominent Dreyfusard, and pioneer of international human rights.
Ludovic Trar...
Ludovic Trarieux - Wikipedia
J'accuse
"J'accuse ...!" ([ʒaˈkyz], "I accuse...!") was an open letter published on 13 January 1898 in the newspaper L'Aurore by the influential writer Émile Zola.In the letter, Zola addressed President of Fr...
J'accuse - Wikipedia
Caroline Rémy de Guebhard
Caroline Rémy de Guebhard (April 27, 1855, Paris – April 24, 1929, Pierrefonds) was a French anarchist, journalist, and feminist best known under the pen name Séverine.Around 1880, Caroline Rémy...
Caroline Rémy de Guebhard - Wikipedia
Auguste Mercier
Auguste Mercier (born in Arras on 8 December 1833, died in Paris on 3 March 1921) was a French general and Minister of War at the time of the Dreyfus Affair.
Auguste Mercier entered the École Pol...
Auguste Mercier - Wikipedia
Prisoner of Honor
Prisoner of Honour is a 1991 British dramatic television film made by Warner Bros. Television and distributed by HBO about the Dreyfus Affair. It was directed by Ken Russell and starring Richard Dreyf...
Prisoner of Honor - Wikipedia
Jean Sandherr
Colonel Nicolas Jean Robert Conrad Auguste Sandherr, (6 June 1846 – 24 May 1897), was a French military officer involved in the Dreyfus Affair.
Sandherr was born in Mulhouse, in Alsace, then a par...
Jean Sandherr - Wikipedia
Mathieu Dreyfus
Mathieu Dreyfus (1857-1930) was an Alsatian Jewish industrialist and the older brother of Alfred Dreyfus, a French military officer falsely convicted of treason in what became known as the Dreyfus Aff...
Mathieu Dreyfus - Wikipedia
Raoul Le Mouton de Boisdeffre
Raoul François Charles Le Mouton de Boisdeffre, or more commonly Raoul de Boisdeffre (6 February 1839, Alençon – 24 August 1919, Paris) was a French army general.
Raoul Le Mouton de Boisdeffre - Wikipedia
The public scandal of the Dreyfus Affair
The debate over falsely accused Alfred Dreyfus grew into a public scandal of unprecedented scale, and caused most of the French nation to become divided between Dreyfusards and anti-Dreyfusards.
A...
The public scandal of the Dreyfus Affair - Wikipedia
Action Française
Action française ([aksjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛz], AF; English: French Action) is a French far right political movement. The name was also given to a journal associated with the movement.The movement and the jou...
Action Française - Wikipedia
The Life of Emile Zola
The Life of Emile Zola is a 1937 American biographical film about French author Émile Zola, played by Paul Muni and directed by William Dieterle. It has the distinction of being the second biographi...
Émile Zurlinden
Émile Zurlinden (1837 in Colmar, Haut-Rhin – 1929) was French Minister of War between 5 September 1898 and 17 September 1898. He succeeded Godefroy Cavaignac. A general, he was previously govern...
Émile Zurlinden - Wikipedia
Fernand Labori
Fernand-Gustave-Gaston Labori (April 18, 1860 – March 14, 1917) was a French attorney. He was born in Rheims. In his professional life, he defended the accused in some of the most prominent po...
Fernand Labori - Wikipedia
L'Aurore
L’Aurore (French for “The Dawn”) was a literary, liberal, and socialist newspaper published in Paris, France, from 1897 to 1916. Its most famous headline was Émile Zola’s “J'Accuse”, leading into his ...
Films set on Devil's Island
The French penal colony on Devil's Island was in operation from 1852-1946. Large numbers of mostly Hollywood films sere either set on the island or featured characters both real (Alfred Dreyfus and É...
Investigation and the arrest of Alfred Dreyfus
The Dreyfus Affair began when a bordereau (detailed memorandum) offering to procure French military secrets was recovered by French agents from the waste paper basket of Maximilian Von Schwartzkoppen,...
Investigation and the arrest of Alfred Dreyfus - Wikipedia
Dreyfus (1930 film)
Dreyfus (released in the US as The Dreyfus Case) was a 1930 film on the Dreyfus affair, based on a novel by Bruno Weil. It was one of the sources for the later English film Dreyfus.
Auguste Scheurer-Kestner
Auguste Scheurer-Kestner was born in Mulhouse (Upper Rhine) on 11 February 1833 and died in Bagnères-de-Luchon (Upper Garonne) on 19 September 1899. He was a chemist, industrialist, a Protestant and a...
Auguste Scheurer-Kestner - Wikipedia