Louis Malvy

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Louis Malvy
Louis-Jean Malvy.jpg
Born 1 December 1875
Figeac, France
Died 10 June 1949(1949-06-10) (aged 73)
Cause of death heart attack
Occupation Politician
Relatives Marcel Peyrouton (son-in-law)

Louis-Jean Malvy (1 December 1875 – 10 June 1949) was the Interior Minister of France in 1914.[1]


Louis-Jean Malvy was born on 1 December 1875 in Figeac.


Malvy was a member of the Radical Party and served in the Chamber of Deputies as representative of Lot from 1906 to 1919 and from 1924 to 1942.[2] He was sub-secretary of state for Justice from 2–23 June 1911 and sub-secretary of state for the Interior and Religion from 27 June 1911 to 14 January 1912.[2]

Malvy was Minister of Commerce, Industry, Posts and Telegraphs from 9 December 1913 to 16 March 1914, Interior Minister from 17 March 1914 to 31 August 1917 and from 9 March to 15 June 1926.[2] He was charged with Joseph Caillaux for treason in 1918 and was exiled for five years.


Malvy died on 10 June 1949 of a heart attack.[3]


  1. ^ "Louis-Jean Malvy". Brigham Young University. Retrieved 2010-10-30. Malvy became a deputy in the Chamber of Deputies in 1906 as a Radical-Socialist, and served in several minor ministerial positions before the war. He became Minister of the Interior in Viviani's first ministry, retaining that post in Viviani's second ministry, both Briand's wartime ministries and the short-lived Ribot ministry; that is until the summer of 1917. 
  2. ^ a b c Jolly, Jean (1977). "Louis-Jean, Paul, Marc MALVY". Dictionnaire des parlementaires français de 1889 à 1940 (in French). Retrieved 2015-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Louis Jean Malvy Dies". Associated Press. Retrieved 2010-10-30.