Reynaud[rā-nōˈ], Paul 1878-1966.
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, Paul 1878-1966.
French politician who served briefly as premier (1940) but was replaced by Philippe Pétain, who surrendered to the Germans. Imprisoned by the Vichy government, Reynaud later served as finance minister (1948) and vice premier (1953).