François-Xavier Ortoli

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François-Xavier Ortoli
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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
Born
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
affiliations
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
Children3
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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