Jean Taittinger

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Jean Taittinger
French Minister of Justice
In office
5 April 1973 – 28 May 1974
President Georges Pompidou
Prime Minister Pierre Messmer
Preceded by René Pleven
Succeeded by Jean Lecanuet
Personal details
Born (1923-01-25)25 January 1923
Paris, France
Died 23 September 2012(2012-09-23) (aged 89)
Épalinges, Switzerland
Nationality French

Jean Taittinger (25 January 1923 – 23 September 2012[1]) was a French politician and member of the champagne producing Taittinger family.

Political career[edit]

Taittinger was Minister of Budget between 7 January 1971 and 5 April 1973. He also was Minister of Justice between 5 April 1973 and 28 May 1974.

Taittinger held the position of Mayor of Reims for 18 years, leaving the position in 1977.[2]

Taittinger family business[edit]

He was the son of politician and businessman Pierre Taittinger.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://archive.is/20130118115825/http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/2012/09/26/champagne-heir-jean-taittinger-dies/oJ6AdalJwbK9jrYR0WRqwN/story.html. Archived from the original on 2013-01-18.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "FRANCE: The Left at City Hall". Time Magazine. 28 November 1977. Retrieved 26 August 2009. 
  3. ^ Campbell, Matthew (25 September 2005). "French tax exiles get to like boring Belgium". London: Times Online. Retrieved 26 August 2009. 

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