Alfred Dreyfus in French

Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935), officier juif français qui fut accusé de trahison en 1894 et acquitté en 1906 (Affaire Dreyfus)

Alfred Dreyfus in English

n. Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935), Jewish French army officer who was convicted of treason in 1894 and acquitted in 1906

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An exaggerated sense of lost glory helped incite the French Army to fake the evidence that convicted Captain Alfred Dreyfus of spying for the Kaiser.
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French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935): Dreyfus
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