André Ménard

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André Ménard (1907–1988) was a Governor General in the French colonial empire in the 20th century.

Significant events[edit]

During his reign, the coup d'État de Yanaon happened on 13 June 1954. In the aftermath, he recalled the Administrator of Yanam (Administrateur de Yanaon), George Sala, to Pondicherry.


Government offices
Preceded by
Robert Charles Henri Kuter
Governor of New Hebrides
Succeeded by
Pierre Amédée Joseph Émile Jean
Preceded by
Charles Chambon
Governor General of Pondichéry
31 July 1950–October 1954
Succeeded by
Georges Escargueil


  • Book of the French Military