Pierre Pflimlin

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Pierre Pflimlin
Pierre Pflimlin par Claude Truong-Ngoc 1975.jpg
Pierre Pflimlin in 1975
97th Prime Minister of France
In office
14 May 1958 – 1 June 1958
PresidentRené Coty
Preceded byFélix Gaillard
Succeeded byCharles de Gaulle
14th President of the European Parliament
In office
1984–1987
Preceded byPiet Dankert
Succeeded byCharles Henry Plumb
Personal details
Born
Pierre Eugène Jean Pflimlin

5 February 1907
Roubaix, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Died27 June 2000(2000-06-27) (aged 93)
Strasbourg, Alsace, France
Political partyPopular Republican Movement
(1944-1966)
Democratic Centre
(1966-1976)
Centre of Social Democrats
(1976-1995)
Other political
affiliations
Union for French Democracy
(1978-1995)

Pierre Eugène Jean Pflimlin (French pronunciation: ​[pjɛʁ flimlɛ̃]; 5 February 1907 – 27 June 2000) was a French Christian democratic politician. He served as the Prime Minister of the Fourth Republic for a few weeks in 1958, before being replaced by Charles de Gaulle during the crisis of that year.

More reading[change | change source]

  • "The Little Plum" Time June 10, 1957
  • Cook, Bernard A. (2001). Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. pp. 975–76.
  • Morris, Peter. "Homo politicus; the political careers of Pierre Pflimlin and Jacques Chaban‐Delmas." Modern & Contemporary France 1.1 (1993): 42-44.