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Maurice Couve de Murville

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Maurice Couve de Murville
Senator for Paris
In office
28 September 1986 – 1 October 1995
Member of the National Assembly for Paris 6th constituency
In office
11 March 1973 – 1 April 1986
Preceded byRaymond Bousquet
Succeeded by‘’Constituency abolished’’
In office
23 June 1968 – 10 August 1968
Preceded byRaymond Bousquet
Succeeded byRaymond Bousquet
Prime Minister of France
In office
10 July 1968 – 20 June 1969
PresidentCharles de Gaulle
Alain Poher (acting)
Preceded byGeorges Pompidou
Succeeded byJacques Chaban-Delmas
Minister of Economy and Finances
In office
31 May 1968 – 10 July 1968
PresidentCharles de Gaulle
Prime MinisterGeorge Pompidou
Preceded byMichel Debré
Succeeded byFrançois-Xavier Ortoli
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 June 1958 – 30 May 1968
PresidentRené Coty
Charles de Gaulle
Prime MinisterCharles de Gaulle
Michel Debre
Georges Pompidou
Preceded byRene Pleven
Succeeded byMichel Debre
Personal details
Maurice Couve

24 January 1907
Reims, France
Died24 December 1999(1999-12-24) (aged 92)
Paris, France
Political partyUDR
Spouse(s)Jacqueline Schweisguth
Civil Servant

Jacques-Maurice Couve de Murville (French: [mɔʁis kuv də myʁvil, moʁ-]; 24 January 1907 – 24 December 1999) was a French diplomat and politician.

He was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1958 to 1968 and Prime Minister from 1968 to 1969 under the presidency of General de Gaulle.


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