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Driant, Emile
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Driant, Emile

(September 11, 1855, Neufchâtel-sur-Aisne – February 22, 1916, Verdun), French author and officer. As the brother-in-law of General Boulanger, and a friend of both Paul Déroulède and Maurice Barrès, Driant stood at the very center of all the battles of French nationalism, although without becoming particularly actively engaged. He did not begin his political career until after leaving the army by his own desire in 1906. At the same time, under the pseudonym Danrit, he continued work …

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Audoin-Rouzeau, Stéphane, “Driant, Emile”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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