Ernest Monis

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Ernest Monis
74th Prime Minister of France
In office
2 March 1911 – 27 June 1911
Preceded by Aristide Briand
Succeeded by Joseph Caillaux
Personal details
Born 23 May 1846
Died 25 May 1929(1929-05-25) (aged 83)
Political party Radical Party

Antoine Emmanuel Ernest Monis (French pronunciation: ​[ɛʁnɛst mɔni]; 23 May 1846 in Châteauneuf-sur-Charente – 25 May 1929 in Mondouzil) was a French politician of the Third Republic, deputy of Gironde from 1885 to 1889 and then senator of the same department from 1891 to 1920. He was also Minister of Justice in Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau's Bloc des gauches's cabinet (1899–1902) and Minister of the Navy in Gaston Doumergue's cabinet in 1913–1914.

Monis and his son were both injured in the opening event of the 1911 Paris to Madrid air race.

Monis's Ministry, 2 March – 27 June 1911


Political offices
Preceded by
Georges Lebret
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Ernest Vallé
Preceded by
Aristide Briand
Prime Minister of France
Succeeded by
Joseph Caillaux