Robert Buron

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Robert Buron
Robert Buron 1961.jpg
Finance Minister of France
In office
8 January 1953 – 28 June 1953
Preceded byEdgar Faure - Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury - Edgar Faure
Succeeded byPierre Pflimlin - Edgar Faure - Antoine Pinay
President of OECD
In office
1962–1966
Mayor of Laval, Mayenne
In office
1971–1973
Preceded byFrancis Le Basser
Succeeded byAndré Pinçon
Personal details
Born(1910-02-27)27 February 1910
Paris, France
Died28 April 1973(1973-04-28) (aged 63)
NationalityFrench
ProfessionPolitician

Robert Buron (27 February 1910 – 28 April 1973) was a French politician and Minister of Finance from 20 January 1955 to 23 February 1955 and Minister of Public Works, Transport, and Tourism during Charles de Gaulle's third term from 9 June 1958 to 8 January 1959.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Buron was born in 1910 in Paris; he was kidnapped during the 1961 Algiers putsch and in 1965 he founded Objectif 72, a politics-movement. He married Marie-Louise 'Melle' Trouillard (1910-2006) in July 1938, with whom he had a daughter, Martine Buron b.1944, who was a Member of the European Parliament from 1984 until 1994, representing the Parti Socialiste.

In the last years of his life, he was mayor of Laval.[3]

He died in 1973 in Paris.[4] In his honor, the Lycée Robert Buron in Laval was named for him.

Fotogallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Buron. villaines-la-juhel.fr
  2. ^ Robert Buron. assemblee-nationale.fr
  3. ^ "ROBERT BURON". villaines-la-juhel.fr. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Robert BURON - 01/10/2012". CAEF. Retrieved 13 May 2016.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Marcel Launay, Robert Buron, témoignages de Pierre Pflimlin et Jean Offredo, Paris: Beauchesne, 1993, 208 p. (Politiques & chrétiens).
  • Michel Gaignard, « Robert Buron s'implante en Mayenne », L'Oribus, num. 65, march 2006.

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