President Valéry Marie René Giscard d' Estaing

President Valéry Marie René Giscard d' Estaing

Male 1926 - 2020  (94 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and 10 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Valéry Marie René Giscard d' Estaing 
    Prefix President 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 2 Feb 1926  Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz, D Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Dec 2020  Authon, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, Fr Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I135577  Geneagraphie
    Links To This person is also Valéry Giscard d' Estaing at Wikipedia 
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2020 

    Father Edmond Giscard d' Estaing,   b. 1894,   d. 1982  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Marthe Bardoux,   b. 1901,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Family ID F54849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
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    Last Modified 22 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F54861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1926 - Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz, D Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 2020 - Authon, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, Fr Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 20. President of France 1974-1981
      Former MEP.

      Education
      Lycée Blaise-Pascal (Clermont-Ferrand), Ecole Gerson and Lycées Janson-de-Sailly and Louis-le-Grand (Paris).
      Degrees:
      Graduate, Ecole Polytechnique.
      Career:
      ENA (1949-51)
      Assistant to the Inspectorate of Finance (1952)
      Inspecteur des Finances (1954)
      Assistant Directeur de Cabinet to Edgar Faure (PM, June-Dec. 1954)
      Deputy for Puy-de-Dôme January 2, 1956
      Re-elected for Clermont-Nord et Sud-Ouest Nov. 30, 1958
      Member, French Delegation to the 11th session of UN General Assembly (1956-57)
      Member, Departmental Council for the canton of Rochefort - Montagne (1958-74)
      Sec. of State for Finance (January 1959)
      Min. of Finance (January - April 1962)
      Min. of Finance and Economic Affairs (April - November 1962)
      Deputy for the Puy-de-Dôme (November-December 1962)
      Min. of Finance and Economic Affairs (1962 - 1966)
      Returned to Inspectorate of Finance (1966-67)
      President of National Federation of Independent Republicans (1966)
      Deputy for Puy-de Dôme (2nd constituency : Clermont Nord et Sud-Ouest) (1967-69)
      President, Finance, General Economy and Planning Commission of the National Assembly (1967-68)
      Chairman of the Council of OECD (1970)
      Min. of Economy and Finance (1969-74)
      Min. of State, Min. of Economy and Finance (March 1 - May 27, 1974)
      President of France (May 19, 1974 - May 19, 1981)
      Ex officio Member, Constitutional Council (since 1981)
      City councilor, Chamalières (1974-77)
      Member, Puy-de-Dôme Departmental Council (for the canton of Chamalières) (1982-1988)
      Deputy (UDF) for the 2nd constituency of Puy-de-Dôme (1984-89)
      MEP (UDF-RPR Unity list) (1989-93)
      President, Foreign Affairs Commission of the National Assembly (1987-89)
      Founder President, Perspectives et Réalités Clubs.
      Chairman, UDF Party (1988-96)
      President, International European Movement (since 1989)
      President, National Association of regional elected representatives (since 1992)
      Deputy for the Puy-de-Dôme (March 21, 1993) as a member of the Union pour la Démocratie française et du centre, parliamentary group.
      President, Foreign Affairs Commission of the National Assembly (since 1993).

      Publications
      Démocratie française (1976)
      Deux français sur trois (1984, second edition 1985),
      Le Pouvoir et la vie (1988),
      L'Affrontement (1991),
      Le Passage (novel, 1994),
      Dans cinq ans, l'an 2000 (essay, 1995).

      Decorations
      Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor and of the National Order of Merit, Croix de Guerre 39-45.

      Distinctions
      Honorary Canon of Saint-Jean-de-Latran (1978), Nansen Medal. Steward Grand Cross of the Sovereign Order of Malta

      Source: Who's Who in France, 1996-1997

      Glossary of terms and abbreviations:
      Deputy: Member of French National Assembly
      Ecole Polytechnique: School of Engineering
      ENA: Ecole Nationale d'Administration (National school of public administration)
      MEP: Member of European Parliament
      OECD: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
      Secretary of State: Junior minister
      Directeur de Cabinet: Chief of political staff
      National Assembly: Lower house of French Parliament
      Minister of State: Occasional ministerial appointment (takes precedence over the rank of Minister)



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