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Bidault, Georges

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1983 AD, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Politician


1899 - Born on the 5th of October in Moulins, Auvergne.


Studied in the Sorbonne and became a college history teacher.


1932 - Co-founder of the Catholic Association of French Youth and the left-wing anti-fascist newspaper l'Aube.


1941 - He joined the Liberté group of French Resistance.


Chairman of Conseil National de la Résistance and after Gestapo captured Moulin.


1944 - He formed a Resistance Charter that recommended an extensive post-war reform program.


1946 - Provisional president of France.


1949-1950 - Served as Prime minister of France.


1950-1951 - Became the Vice-president of the Council.


1952 - Bidault became a honorary president of MRP.


1953 - He became a presidential candidate but withdrew after the second round.


1958 - Once again he served as Prime Minister.


1961 - Became a president of the Executive Council of the Rally for the French Algeria


         - In June he was accused of conspiring against the state.


1967 - He moved to Belgium.


1968 - Returned to France after he had received an amnesty.


1983 - Georges Bidault died on 5th of October in Cambo-les-Bains.





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