Henri Rochereau

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Henri Rochereau
Henri Rochereau (1968).jpg
European Commissioner for Overseas Development
In office
9 January 1962 – 30 June 1970
President Walter Hallstein
Jean Rey
Preceded by Robert Lemaignen
Succeeded by Jean-François Deniau (External Relations and Development Aid)
Minister of Agriculture
In office
27 May 1959 – 24 August 1961
Prime Minister Michel Debré
Preceded by Roger Houdet
Succeeded by Edgard Pisani
Personal details
Born (1908-03-25)25 March 1908
Chantonnay, France
Died 25 January 1999(1999-01-25) (aged 90)
Vendée, France

Henri Rochereau (25 March 1908 in Chantonnay, Vendée – 25 January 1999 Paris) was a French politician and European Commissioner.

Henri was the son of Victor Rochereau, a National Assembly of France député (deputy) for the Vendée department (1914–1942). Henri worked as a solicitors clerk and later in an exporting business.

In the French presidential election, 1988, he supported the right-wing National Front candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen.

Offices[edit]

  • From 1970 to 1986 he was President of the association of Large French Ports[1]

Notes[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Houdet
Minister of Agriculture
1969–1961
Succeeded by
Edgard Pisani
Preceded by
Robert Marjolin
French European Commissioner
1962–1970
Served alongside: Robert Marjolin, Raymond Barre
Succeeded by
Raymond Barre
Preceded by
Robert Lemaignen
Succeeded by
Jean-François Deniau
as European Commissioner for External Relations and Development Aid
European Commissioner for Overseas Development
1962–1970