Watch video the dreyfus affair (french: l'affaire dreyfus) was a political scandal that divided france in the 1890s and the early 1900s it involved the conviction for. Captain alfred dreyfus of the french army was wrongly accused of spying for germany in 1894 and sentenced to life inprisonment because of dreyfus's. The dreyfus affair: enduring ci lessons ately, and suspicion soon fell on capt alfred dreyfus, a 35 year-old jewish artillery officer. When dreyfus was in jail at the height of the dreyfus affair, zola wrote to dreyfus regarding a document in support of dreyfus' case, which must be sent to zola. Alfred dreyfus (french pronunciation: [alfʁɛd dʁɛfys] 9 october 1859 – 12 july 1935) was a french artillery officer of jewish background whose trial and.
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French officer alfred dreyfus, condemned for passing military secrets to the germans, is stripped of his rank in a humiliating public ceremony in the courtyard. Alfred dreyfus, an alsatian jew, an officer on the french general staff, was arrested in october 1894 for treason as a german spy after the cleaner who emptied waste. The investigations focus on alfred dreyfus , it triggers a debate in the newspapers which makes the dreyfus affair the first media event in history.
Alfred dreyfus in a police photograph by alphonse bertillon immediately after the military degradation ceremony that followed his conviction for treason. Chronology of the dreyfus affair may 2000 version alfred dreyfus is made chevalier of the legion of honor in the same courtyard of the ecole. Intelligent, ambitious and a rising star in the french artillery, captain alfred dreyfus appeared to have everything: family, money, and the prospect of a post. The 1890s also saw the third republic’s greatest political and moral crisis—the dreyfus affair in 1894 captain alfred dreyfus, a career army officer of jewish.
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