Georges Clemenceau - Legacy


  • James Douglas, Jr. bought an apartment in Paris for his friend Georges Clemenceau in 1926 to use as a retirement home. This building later became the Musée Clémenceau.
  • Clemenceau, Arizona, USA was named in honor of Georges Clemenceau by his friend James Douglas, Jr. in 1917
  • Mount Clemenceau (3,658m) in the Canadian Rockies was named after Clemenceau in 1919.
  • The French aircraft carrier Clemenceau was named after Georges Clemenceau.
  • The Cuban Romeo y Julieta cigar brand once produced a size named the Clemenceau in his honour, and the Dominican-made variety still does.
  • A character named "George Clemenceau" portrayed by Cyril Cusack appears in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles episode Paris, May 1919.
  • One of Beirut's streets is named in honour of Georges Clemenceau. See Rue Clémenceau
  • Clemenceau's famous line "War is too important to be left to the generals" is quoted by the character General Ripper in the movie Dr. Strangelove.
  • He was played by Paul Bildt in the 1930 German film Dreyfus.

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