Raphaël Babet

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Plaque commemorating Babet in the Square d`Alleray, Paris

Raphaël Babet (27 June 1894 – 30 August 1957) was a French politician.[1]

Babet was born in Saint-Pierre, Réunion. He represented the Democratic and Socialist Union of the Resistance (UDSR) in the Constituent Assembly elected in 1946 and in the National Assembly from 1946 to 1957.

He is also remembered for his work in founding the new town of Babetville on the Sakay river in Madagascar, for settlers from La Réunion.[2]


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  2. ^ [2] "Des Réunionnais à Madagascar", Témoignages, 24 July 2006 (French). Accessed 28 April 2013