Camille Gutt

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Camille Gutt
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Camille Gutt at the Bretton Woods Conference, 1944.
1st Managing Director of the IMF
In office
6 May 1946 – 5 May 1951
Preceded byinaugural
Succeeded byIvar Rooth
Personal details
Camille Guttenstein

(1884-11-14)14 November 1884
Brussels, Belgium
Died7 June 1971(1971-06-07) (aged 86)
Brussels, Belgium
Nationality Belgium
Alma materUniversité Libre de Bruxelles
ProfessionLawyer, economist

Camille Gutt (born Camille Guttenstein; 14 November 1884 – 7 June 1971) was a Belgian economist, politician, and industrialist. He served as the first Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 6 May 1946 to 5 May 1951. Gutt was responsible for saving the Belgian franc before and after World War II.

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  1. Recueil Des Cours, Collected Courses, 1948, Volume 72.

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