François-Xavier Ortoli

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François-Xavier Ortoli
5th President of the European Commission
In office
5 January 1973 – 5 January 1977
Vice PresidentPatrick Hillery
Preceded bySicco Mansholt
Succeeded byRoy Jenkins
Minister of the Economy
In office
4 April 1968 – 21 February 1969
Prime MinisterMaurice Couve de Murville
Preceded byMaurice Couve de Murville
Succeeded byValéry Giscard d'Estaing
Personal details
François-Xavier Ortoli

(1925-02-16)16 February 1925
Ajaccio, Corsica, France
Died30 November 2007(2007-11-30) (aged 82)
Paris, France
Resting placePère Lachaise Cemetery,
Paris, France
Political partyEuropean People's Party
Other political
Union of Democrats for the Republic (1968–1976)
Rally for the Republic (1976–2002)
Union for a Popular Movement (2002–2007)
Spouse(s)Adélaïde Allard
Alma materÉcole nationale d'administration

François-Xavier Ortoli (16 February 1925 – 30 November 2007) was a French politician.[1] He served as the 5th President of the European Commission from 1973 to 1977. He served as Minister of the Economy of France from 1968 to 1969.

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