Maurice Neumont

Maurice Neumont was born in Paris, France on 22nd September 1868. He became an artist and during the First World War produced several posters for the French government.

Neumont's most popular poster was They Shall Not Pass. This included the words: "Twice I have stood fast and conquered on the Marne, my brother civilian. A deceptive peace offensive will attack you in your turn; like me, you must stand firm and conquer. Be strong and shrewd. Beware of Boche hypocrisy."

Maurice Neumont died on 10th February 1930.

Maurice Neumont,They Shall Not Pass, French poster
Maurice Neumont,
They Shall Not Pass, French poster