Here is another of my discoveries in the Tuileries gardens (if you notice the trees in the background, you will see a certain similarities with yesterday's photo!): a monument to the glory of Pierre Waldeck Rousseau, a French Politician who was appointed Président du Conseil (the equivalent of a Prime Minister) of France in 1899. He was a "Républicain libéral" and he managed to form a government (at that time you needed to make a coalition to form a government and to make it last... 3 years, which was some kind of a record then. But the real reason why he was granted the honor of a monument was that he introduced the right of association, giving way to trade unions. Update: look at what I found; a photo of the inauguration day!