Jean Marie Ferdinand Sarrien (French: [fɛʁdinɑ̃ saʁjɛ̃]; (15 October 1840 – 28 November 1915) was a French politician of the Third Republic. He was born in Bourbon-Lancy, Saône-et-Loire and died in Paris. He headed a cabinet supported by the Bloc des gauches (Left-Wings Coalition) parliamentary majority.
|53rd Prime Minister of France|
12 March 1906 – 25 October 1906
|Preceded by||Maurice Rouvier|
|Succeeded by||Georges Clemenceau|
|Born||15 October 1840|
|Died||28 November 1915(aged 75)|
|Political party||Radical Party|
Ferdinand Sarrien was born on 15 October 1840 in Bourbon-Lancy. After studying law, he became a lawyer. During the Franco-Prussian War he was distinguished and was decorated. As a member of the Republican party, he became mayor of his hometown. However, in 1873, he was discharged by the monarchist cabinet of Albert de Broglie.
Sarrien's Ministry, 12 March – 25 October 1906Edit
- Ferdinand Sarrien – President of the Council and Minister of Justice
- Léon Bourgeois – Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Eugène Étienne – Minister of War
- Georges Clemenceau – Minister of the Interior
- Raymond Poincaré – Minister of Finance
- Gaston Doumergue – Minister of Labour, Commerce, and Industry
- Gaston Thomson – Minister of Marine
- Aristide Briand – Minister of Public Instruction, Fine Arts, and Worship
- Joseph Ruau – Minister of Agriculture
- Georges Leygues – Minister of Colonies
- Louis Barthou – Minister of Public Works, Posts, and Telegraphs
- Jonathan Fenby (2015). The History of Modern France: From the Revolution to the War on Terror. Simon & Schuster UK. p. 180.
- Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Western Society for French History. 1994.
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