Edgar Faure

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Edgar Faure
Edgar Faure 1955.jpg
Edgar Faure at the Geneva Summit (1955)
President of the French National Assembly
In office
2 April 1973 – 2 April 1978
Preceded byAchille Peretti
Succeeded byJacques Chaban-Delmas
Prime Minister of France
In office
20 January 1952 – 8 March 1952
PresidentVincent Auriol
Preceded byRené Pleven
Succeeded byAntoine Pinay
In office
23 February 1955 – 1 February 1956
PresidentRené Coty
Preceded byPierre Mendès-France
Succeeded byGuy Mollet
Personal details
Born18 August 1908
Béziers, France
Died30 March 1988(1988-03-30) (aged 79)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyRadical

Edgar Faure (French: [ɛdɡaʁ foʁ]; 18 August 1908 – 30 March 1988) was a French politician, essayist, historian, and memoirist.[1] From 1973 to 1978, he was President of the French National Assembly. He was also Prime Minister of France in 1952 and again from 1955 to 1956.

References[change | change source]

  1. Edgar Faure. Encyclopædia Britannica