Alain Poher

1909 - 1996

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Alain Émile Louis Marie Poher (French: [alɛ̃ pɔɛʁ]; 17 April 1909 – 9 December 1996) was a French politician who briefly served as President of France twice, in 1969 and 1974. He held the office ad interim as President of the Senate following the resignation of Charles de Gaulle and death of Georges Pompidou. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alain Poher has received more than 229,450 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Alain Poher is the 4,805th most popular politician (down from 4,029th in 2019), the 1,524th most popular biography from France (down from 1,301st in 2019) and the 382nd most popular French Politician.

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Among politicians, Alain Poher ranks 4,805 out of 15,710Before him are Vera Zasulich, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Numidicus, Dušan Simović, Tassilo III, Duke of Bavaria, Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Stephen IV of Hungary. After him are Ahmadou Ahidjo, Acamapichtli, José Sarney, Aistulf, Yaroslav II of Vladimir, and García Ramírez of Navarre.

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Among people born in 1909, Alain Poher ranks 57Before him are Alexander Pechersky, Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Joseph Losey, Rudolf Brandt, Gunnar Björnstrand, and Art Tatum. After him are Princess Ileana of Romania, Lester Young, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna of Russia, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Franz Bardon, and Stanislaw Ulam. Among people deceased in 1996, Alain Poher ranks 60Before him are Shūsaku Endō, George Davis Snell, Max Manus, Frida Boccara, Obdulio Varela, and Bob Paisley. After him are Lars Ahlfors, Saul Bass, Toru Takemitsu, Koichi Oita, Piet Hein, and Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria.

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Among people born in France, Alain Poher ranks 1,524 out of 5,234Before him are Philibert Commerson (1727), Samy Naceri (1961), Fabien Barthez (1971), Henry I, Count of Champagne (1127), Abbé Pierre (1912), and Eva Green (1980). After him are Jean-Marie Balestre (1921), Léo Taxil (1854), Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly (1808), Henri Murger (1822), René Arnoux (1948), and Anne Geneviève de Bourbon (1619).


Among politicians born in France, Alain Poher ranks 382Before him are Raymond of Burgundy (1070), Carausius (300), Gaston, Count of Eu (1842), Countess Palatine Caroline of Zweibrücken (1721), Honoré III, Prince of Monaco (1720), and Joscelin I, Count of Edessa (1072). After him are Louise of France (1737), Beatrice of Provence (1229), Antoine Barnave (1761), Bernard of Italy (797), Francis II, Duke of Lorraine (1572), and Theobald II, Count of Champagne (1093).