French general and politician led Free French in World War II provisional president of France 1945-1946 prime minister of France 1958-1959 president of France 1959-1969 (1st president of 5th French Republic) granted independence to Algeria 1962 resigned 1.6 / 5 (..
French politician helped draft constitution of 5th French Republic 1958 prime minister of France 1959-1962 opposed Charles de Gaulle's decision to grant independence to Algeria 1962 French economic affairs and finance minister 1966-1968 mayor of Amboise 1966-1989 French foreign minister 1968-1969 French defense minister 1969-1973 ally of ..
1911 – Born on April 10th in Paris, France. French politician and writer who was the inspirational radio spokesman of Gen. Charles de Gaulle and the French Resistance in broadcasts to Nazi-ruled France from London during World War II. – He was a radio broadcaster for Free French during Nazi occupation of France. ..
1909 – Born in Ablon-sur-Seine, Seine-et-Oise on the 17th of April. 1968 – He was president of the French Senate and served twice as the country’s interim president. 1969 – Poher’s first stint as interim president came on 29th of April, when Charles de Gaulle resigned. – He attempted formally to run for ..
French general, marshal, politician, traitor, and Nazi collaborator won battle of Verdun 1916 in World War I prime minister of France 1940-1944 with Vichy government signed armistice with Nazi Germany 1940 following World War II, sentenced to death for treason but sentence commuted by Charles de Gaulle to life imprisonment 2 ..