Daniel Mayer

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Daniel William Mayer
Born (1909-04-29)29 April 1909
Paris, France
Died 29 December 1996(1996-12-29) (aged 87)
Orsay, Île-de-France
Occupation Politician

Daniel William Mayer (1909–1996) was a member of the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO), a socialist party in France, president of the Ligue des droits de l'homme (LDH, Human Rights League) from 1958 to 1975. He founded the Comité d'Action Socialiste in 1941[1] and was a member of the Brutus Network, a Resistant Socialist group. Mayer also supported the Libération-sud resistance movement headed by Emmanuel d'Astier de la Vigerie.

Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Frey
President of the Constitutional Council
Succeeded by
Robert Badinter


  1. ^ Simkin, John. "Daniel William Mayer". Biography. Spartacus Educational. Retrieved 2009-02-19.