Georges Pompidou

1911 - 1974

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Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou ( POMP-id-oo, French: [ʒɔʁʒ(ə) pɔ̃pidu] ; 5 July 1911 – 2 April 1974) was a French politician who served as President of France from 1969 to his death in 1974. He was earlier the longest-ever Prime Minister of France, under President Charles de Gaulle, from 1962 to 1968. In the context of the strong growth of the last years of the Trente Glorieuses, Pompidou continued De Gaulle's policy of modernisation, which was symbolised by the presidential use of the Concorde, the creation of large industrial groups and the launch of the high-speed train project (TGV). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Pompidou has received more than 1,577,027 page views. His biography is available in 130 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 126 in 2019). Georges Pompidou is the 390th most popular politician (up from 457th in 2019), the 158th most popular biography from France (up from 197th in 2019) and the 44th most popular French Politician.

Georges Pompidou was a French politician who served as the President of France from 1969 to 1974. He was the Prime Minister of France from 1962 to 1968.

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Among politicians, Georges Pompidou ranks 390 out of 19,576Before him are Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Abdulmejid I, Edward III of England, Barack Obama, Hatice Sultan, and Henry the Fowler. After him are Alfonso XIII of Spain, Georgy Malenkov, Abdul Hamid I, Rüstem Pasha, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and Scipio Africanus.

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Among people born in 1911, Georges Pompidou ranks 4Before him are Ronald Reagan, Josef Mengele, and Konstantin Chernenko. After him are Baba Vanga, Naguib Mahfouz, Władysław Szpilman, Emil Cioran, Juan Manuel Fangio, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Todor Zhivkov, and William Golding. Among people deceased in 1974, Georges Pompidou ranks 5Before him are Charles Lindbergh, Oskar Schindler, Georgy Zhukov, and Juan Perón. After him are Amin al-Husseini, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, James Chadwick, Vittorio De Sica, Pär Lagerkvist, U Thant, and Baldur von Schirach.

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Among people born in France, Georges Pompidou ranks 158 out of 6,770Before him are Zinedine Zidane (1972), Henry II of England (1133), Petronius (27), Évariste Galois (1811), Jean-François Millet (1814), and Alfred Dreyfus (1859). After him are Pierre Bourdieu (1930), François Viète (1540), Jacques Cartier (1491), Peter Abelard (1079), Philip VI of France (1293), and Pope Martin IV (1220).


Among politicians born in France, Georges Pompidou ranks 44Before him are Joachim Murat (1767), Louis XVIII of France (1755), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), François Hollande (1954), Charles IX of France (1550), and Henry II of England (1133). After him are Philip VI of France (1293), Edward IV of England (1442), Louis VII of France (1120), Louis VIII of France (1187), Francis II of France (1544), and Louis X of France (1289).