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In 1905 Herriot was elected mayor of Lyons, a post he held the remainder of his
life except for a brief interval during World War II. He served his city well, making
a substantial contribution toward its growth as an industrial and commercial ...
Another wing of the organization, which believed in working within the system,
contested elections in 1923 and 1937 as the Swaraj (Home Rule) Party, with
particular success in the latter year. When World War II began and Britain made
13, 1130), a minority elected Gregorio (who took the name of Innocent 11), while
a majority soon after elected Cardinal Pietro Pierleoni as Anacletus II. Innocent
was hastily consecrated, but by June 1130 Anacletus forced him to flee to France.
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