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Alain Poher

(b. Ablon-sur-Seine, 17 Apr. 1909; d. Paris, 9 Dec. 1996) French; President of the Senate 1968–92, Presidential candidate 1969 Born in the Paris region, Poher studied engineering ...

Poher, Alain

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A Dictionary of Political Biography (2 ed.)

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2013
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Social sciences, Politics
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..., Alain (b. Ablon-sur-Seine , 17 Apr. 1909 ; d. Paris , 9 Dec. 1996 ) French ; President of the Senate 1968–92 , Presidential candidate 1969 Born in the Paris region, Poher studied engineering and law and entered politics after the Second World War as a supporter of the Christian Democratic movement and in particular of Robert Schuman , the architect of France's participation in the European Coal and Steel Community. He held a number of minor posts in the governments of the Fourth Republic but devoted most of his career to the causes of the...

Poher, Alain

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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (5 ed.)

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2019
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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...Poher, Alain (b. Ablon-sur-Seine , 17 Apr. 1909 ; d. Paris , 9 Dec. 1996 ) President of the French Senate 1968–92 , Presidential candidate 1969 Born in the Paris region, Poher studied engineering and law and entered politics after World War II as a supporter of the Christian Democratic movement and in particular of Robert Schuman , the architect of France's participation in the European Coal and Steel Community. He held a number of minor posts in the governments of the Fourth Republic but devoted most of his career to the causes of the French...

Alain Poher

Alain Poher  

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(b. Ablon-sur-Seine, 17 Apr. 1909; d. Paris, 9 Dec. 1996)French; President of the Senate 1968–92, Presidential candidate 1969 Born in the Paris region, Poher studied engineering and law and entered ...
Principal Office Holders, France

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A Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations (4 ed.)

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...Holders, France President (Vacant Aug. 1944–Jan. 1947 ) Jan. 1947 Vincent Auriol Socialist Jan. 1954 René Coty Independent Jan. 1959 Charles de Gaulle Union for the New Republic, Democratic Union for 5th Republic Apr. 1969 Alain Poher (acting) Centre June 1969 Georges Pompidou Democratic Union for 5th Republic Apr. 1974 Alain Poher (acting) Centre May 1974 Valéry Giscard d’Estaing Independent Republican May 1981 François Mitterand Socialist May 1995 Jacques Chirac Rassemblement pour la République May 2007 Nicolas Sarkozy Union for a Popular Movement May...

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