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Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond

Pompidou, Georges Jean Raymond (1911–74) French statesman. He served on De Gaulle's staff from 1944 and was a member of the powerful council of state (1946–57), becoming premier in 1958. He was not reappointed when the Gaullists won the June election in 1968. After De Gaulle's resignation, he succeeded him as president (1969–74). He died in office.

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