Pierre 1883-1945; Fr. politician: premier of France (1931-32; 1935-36): executed for treason
city in SW Quebec, Canada, on an island just northwest of Montreal: pop. 330,000
after François de Laval (1623-1708), 1st bishop of Quebec
See Laval in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A city of southern Quebec, Canada, on an island opposite Montreal, of which it is a residential suburb. Population: 369,000.
, Pierre 1883-1945.
French politician who twice served as prime minister (1931-1932 and 1935-1936) and became head of the Vichy government (1942) after the surrender of France. He was executed for treason for his collaboration with the Nazis.