Jacques Delors

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Jacques Lucien Jean Delors (born 20 July 1925) is a French politician who served as the 8th President of the European Commission from 1985 to 1995. He served as Minister of Finance of France from 1981 to 1984. He was a Member of the European Parliament from 1979 to 1981. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Delors has received more than 374,096 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Jacques Delors is the 57th most popular economist (down from 38th in 2019), the 818th most popular biography from France (down from 636th in 2019) and the 10th most popular French Economist.

Jacques Delors is most famous for being the president of the European Commission from 1985 to 1995. He is credited with leading the effort to create the euro, and is often called the "Father of the Euro."

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Among economists, Jacques Delors ranks 57 out of 315Before him are Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Douglass North, Irving Fisher, Ragnar Frisch, John Kenneth Galbraith, and Charles Cooley. After him are William Stanley Jevons, Henry Mintzberg, Nikolai Kondratiev, Murray Rothbard, Bertil Ohlin, and Wang Anshi.

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Among people born in 1925, Jacques Delors ranks 48Before him are Oona O'Neill, Sam Peckinpah, Luciano Berio, George Kennedy, Bert Hellinger, and Andrea Camilleri. After him are Celia Cruz, Ernesto Cardenal, Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Frei Otto, Barbara Bush, and Roy J. Glauber.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Delors ranks 818 out of 5,234Before him are Jacques Charles (1763), Edmond James de Rothschild (1845), Nadia Boulanger (1887), Simone Veil (1927), Max Jacob (1876), and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (1947). After him are Sebastian Brant (1458), Bertrand du Guesclin (1320), Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974), Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339), Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804), and Germaine of Foix (1488).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Jacques Delors ranks 10Before him are Frédéric Passy (1822), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Léon Walras (1834), Frédéric Bastiat (1801), Maurice Allais (1911), and Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949). After him are Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), Gérard Debreu (1921), Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play (1806), Jean Tirole (1953), Pierre Leroux (1797), and Thomas Piketty (1971).