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Bidault, Georges

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1983 AD
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.