Gabrielle Bouet


Gabrielle Bouët (née Dechézelles) born Assi-Bou-Nif, Algeria September 24, 1885 (d. 1977). Radical French pacifist syndicalist teacher; issued antiwar manifesto of teachers Chambery 1912; antiwar throughout World War I; opposed World War II.


"[F]or a better future for the whole of humanity. So we are committed pacifists: we believe we are close to the moment when international conflicts will be resolved without bloodshed." (Louis Bouët, Trente Ans de Combat Syndicaliste et Pacifiste, pp. 149-70, 1973; photo bataillesocialiste)