"I also particularly like [Freud] because he was an atheist, and I grew tired of religion some time not long after birth. ... I don't believe something I can have absolutely no evidence of for millenniums."
François Mitterand (1916) It was on this date, October 26, 1916, that French President François Mitterand was born in Jarnac, Charente. Born into a conservative, a Roman Catholic family, Mitterrand first entered politics by way of the ultranationalist Croix de Feu organization, choosing it over the Vatican-opposed Action Française. Mitterand served as a junior minister […]