|Ferdinand Édouard Buisson|
December 20, 1841|
|Died||February 2, 1932
|Known for||Nobel Peace Prize in 1927|
Ferdinand Édouard Buisson (20 December 1841 – 16 February 1932) was a French academic, educational bureaucrat, pacifist and Radical-Socialist (left liberal) politician. He presided over the Human Rights League (LDH) from 1914 to 1926.
Buisson helped create France's system of universal, nonsecratarian primary education in the 1880s.
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