Who was the commander of the French army called Papa during World War 1?
Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre (January 12, 1852 - January 3, 1931) was a Catalan French general who became prominent in the battles of World War I. His popularity at the outbreak of that war led to his nickname Papa Joffre.
Joseph Joffre - Commander-in-Chief of the French Army (3 August 1914 - 13 December 1916) and Marshal of France Robert Nivelle - Commander-in-Chief of the French Army (13 December 1916 - April 1917) Philippe Pétain - Commander-in-Chief of the French Army (April 1917 - 26 March 1918) and Marshal of France Ferdinand Foch
General Eisonhower Sorry, Wrong War. Eisenhower led during World War II. The Alllies during World War I were lead by several commanders, as there was not a Joint Effort like there was in World War II. Sir Douglas Haig was the Commander of the British forces, for example, and Marshal Petain led the French.