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France The French Socialist party known as the SFIO Section franaise de linternationale ouvrire French section of the Workers International was formed in 1905 by a merging of different socialist groups Led by Jean Jaurs and Jules Guesde the SFIO became a major political force In 1914 the party supported French participation in World War I accepting ministerial posts By 1920 the Communists held a majority in the party and a split was unavoidable The minority led by Lon Blum reconstituted the SFIO and in 1924 it joined a coalition government In 1936 faced by economic depression government corruption and the rise of French fascism the Socialists allied with Communists and Radical Socialists won election as the Popular Front Blum was premier 1937-38 In World War II the SFIO played a major role in the French Resistance emerging in 1945 as one of the strongest government parties But surrounded by Communists on the left and conservative parties on the right it gradually lost strength although it frequently was the leading party in governing coalitions Split over support for the Fifth Republic in 1958 the party made a succession of alliances unsuccessfully opposing the ruling Gaullists It was reorganized in 1969 as the Parti SocialisteSocialist candidate Franois Mitterrand was only narrowly defeated for the presidency in 1974 and in 1981 again with Communist support he defeated Gaullist President Valry Giscard dEstaing then led his party to an assembly majority US In 1898 the Social Democratic party was formed by a group led by Eugene V Debs and Victor Berger Two years later Debs ran for president with the support of the more moderate wing of the Socialist Labor party and in 1901 this
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