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Raymond Barre was born on April 12, 1924 in Saint Denis, the capital of the French island of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. He is a French center-right politician and economist. April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Capital Saint-Denis Land area¹ 2,512 km² Regional President Paul Vergès (PCR) (since 1998) Population  - Jan. ... In politics, right-wing, the political right, or simply the right, are terms which refer, with no particular precision, to the segment of the political spectrum in opposition to left-wing politics. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... An economist is an individual who studies, develops, and applies theories and concepts from economics, and writes about economic policy. ...



Raymond Barre was initially professor of economics at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). A professor (Latin: one who claims publicly to be an expert) (or prof for short) is a senior teacher, lecturer and/or researcher usually employed by a college or university. ... The Paris Institute of Political Studies (French: Institut détudes politiques de Paris), often referred to as Sciences-Po (pronounced see-ahns po), is a Grand Établissement in Paris, France. ...


An associate of center-right President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, he was close to his party, the Union for French Democracy. This article needs to be updated. ... The Union for French Democracy, also known by its French acronym UDF (Union pour la Démocratie Française), is a French center-right political party. ...


While mostly unknown at that time he was choosed as Prime Minister in 1976 by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, who coined him as the "best economist of France", and served from 1976 to 1981. He ran as UDF candidate for president in 1988, coming in third behind Socialist President François Mitterrand and Neo-Gaullist Prime Minister Chirac. The Prime Minister of France (Premier ministre de la France) is the functional head of the Cabinet of France. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... (help· info) (October 26, 1916 – January 8, 1996) was a French politician. ... Jacques René Chirac (born November 29, 1932), French politician, is President of the French Republic. ...


Raymond Barre is probably the only French politician to have reached such high levels of responsibilities without having ever been a member of any political party. He always kept some distance with what he considered to be the political "microcosm". A political party is an organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ... For the definition of the word microcosm, see here. ...


Barre's First Government, 27 August 1976 - 30 March 1977

August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Prime Minister of France (Premier ministre de la France) is the functional head of the Cabinet of France. ... The new ministry building in Bercy, Paris The Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry (Ministre de lEconomie, des Finances et de lIndustrie), or Minister of Finances for short, is one of the most prominent positions in the cabinet of France after the Prime Minister. ... Louis de Guiringaud (1911-1982) was a French politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Valéry Giscard dEstaing between 1976 and 1978. ... In 1589, the four French Secretaries of State became specialized, with one of the secretaries responsible for foreign affairs. ... Categories: French government | Stub ... The entrance to the Ministry in Place Beauvau is guarded by one gendarme (to the left) and one policewoman (to the right). ... The French Minister of Justice (Ministre de la Justice) is an important cabinet official in the Government of France. ... Categories: French government | France-related stubs | Education in France ... Simone Veil Simone Veil (born Simone Annie Jacob, July 13, 1927) is a French lawyer and politician who currently serves as a member of the Constitutional Council of France. ... Jean Adrien François Lecanuet, born on March 4, 1920 in Rouen, died February 21, 1993 Born in a family of very modest conditions, he oriented towards studies of literature. ...

Barre's Second Government, 30 March 1977 - 5 April 1978

  • Raymond Barre - Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance
  • Louis de Guiringaud - Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Yvon Bourges - Minister of Defense
  • Christian Bonnet - Minister of the Interior
  • René Monory - Minister of Industry, Commerce, and Craft Industry
  • Christian Beullac - Minister of Labour
  • Alain Peyrefitte - Minister of Justice
  • René Haby - Minister of Education
  • Michel d'Ornano - Minister of Culture and Environment
  • Pierre Méhaignerie - Minister of Agriculture
  • Jean-Pierre Fourcade - Minister of Equipment and Regional Planning
  • Simone Veil - Minister of Health and Social Security
  • Robert Galley - Minister of Cooperation
  • André Rossi - Minister of External Commerce

Changes March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in Leap years). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Louis de Guiringaud (1911-1982) was a French politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Valéry Giscard dEstaing between 1976 and 1978. ... The Minister of Culture and Communications is, in the Government of France, the cabinet member in charge of national museums and monuments; promoting and protecting the arts (visual, plastic, theatrical, musical, dance, architectural, literary, televisual and cinematographic) in France and abroad; and managing the national archives and regional maisons de... Simone Veil Simone Veil (born Simone Annie Jacob, July 13, 1927) is a French lawyer and politician who currently serves as a member of the Constitutional Council of France. ...

  • 26 September 1977 - Fernand Icart succeeds Fourcade as Minister of Equipment and Regional Planning.

September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 96 days remaining. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ...

Barre's Third Government, 5 April 1978 - 22 May 1981

  • Raymond Barre - Prime Minister
  • Louis de Guiringaud - Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Yvon Bourges - Minister of Defense
  • Christian Bonnet - Minister of the Interior
  • René Monory - Minister of Economy
  • Maurice Papon - Minister of Budget
  • André Giraud - Minister of Industry
  • Robert Boulin - Minister of Labour and Participation
  • Alain Peyrefitte - Minister of Justice
  • Christian Beullac - Minister of Education
  • Alice Saunier-Seïté - Minister of Universities
  • Jean-Philippe Lecat - Minister of Culture and Communication
  • Pierre Méhaignerie - Minister of Agriculture
  • Michel d'Ornano - Minister of Environment and Quality of Life
  • Jean-Pierre Soisson - Minister of Youth, Sports, and Leisure
  • Fernand Icart - Minister of Equipment and Regional Planning
  • Joël Le Theule - Minister of Transport
  • Simone Veil - Minister of Health and Family
  • Robert Galley - Minister of Cooperation
  • Jacques Barrot - Minister of Commerce and Craft Industry
  • Jean-François Deniau - Minister of External Commerce

Changes April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Louis de Guiringaud (1911-1982) was a French politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Valéry Giscard dEstaing between 1976 and 1978. ... Maurice Papon (born September 3, 1910) was an official of the French Vichy government, who collaborated with Nazi Germany in World War II. After the war ended, he hid his role in the Vichy government and went on to have a successful career in politics until the emergence of details... Simone Veil Simone Veil (born Simone Annie Jacob, July 13, 1927) is a French lawyer and politician who currently serves as a member of the Constitutional Council of France. ... External links Webpage of Jacques Barrot as European Commission member (in French) Categories: Stub ... Jean François Deniau, statesman, essayist and novelist, was born October 31, 1928 in Paris. ...

  • 29 November 1978 - Jean François-Poncet succeeds Guiringaud as Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • 4 July 1979 - Jacques Barrot succeeds Veil as Minister of Health and Social Security. Maurice Charretier succeeds Barrot as Minister of Commerce and Craft Industry.
  • 29 October 1979 - Jean Mattéoli succeeds Boulin as Minister of Labour and Participation.
  • 2 October 1980 - Joël Le Theule succeeds Bourges as Minister of Defense. Daniel Hoeffel succeeds Le Theule as Minister of Transport. Michel Cointat succeeds Deniau as Minister of External Commerce.
  • 22 December 1980 - Robert Galley succeeds Le Theule (d.14 December) as Minister of Defense.
  • 4 March 1981 - Michel d'Ornano succeeds Lecat as Minister of Culture. No one succeeds Lecat as Minister of Communication.
Preceded by:
Minister of External Commerce
1976
Succeeded by:
André Rossi
Preceded by:
Jacques Chirac
Prime Minister of France
1976–1981
Succeeded by:
Pierre Mauroy
Preceded by:
Jean-Pierre-Fourcade
Minister of the Economy and Finance
1976–1978
Succeeded by:
René Monory

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Raymond Barre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (540 words)
Raymond Barre was born on April 12, 1924 in Saint Denis, the capital of the French island of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean.
Raymond Barre was initially professor of economics at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po).
Raymond Barre is probably the only French politician to have reached such high levels of responsibilities without having ever been a member of any political party.
Raymond Barre Biography / Biography of Raymond Barre Biography (748 words)
Raymond Barre (born 1924) served as prime minister of France from 1976 until 1981, heading the last of the Gaullist-Giscardian governments that dominated the first quarter-century of the Fifth Republic.
Raymond Barre was born in 1924 on the French island of Réunion in the Indian Ocean.
Barre was reelected to the Assembly and became one of the leading opponents of President Mitterrand and his Socialist government's economic policies.
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