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Jacques Delors

1925 - Today

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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 452,286 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Jacques Delors is the 68th most popular economist (down from 57th in 2019), the 902nd most popular biography from France (down from 815th 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

Among economists, Jacques Delors ranks 68 out of 315Before him are Theodore Schultz, William Stanley Jevons, Oliver E. Williamson, Henry Mintzberg, Robert Lucas Jr., and Eugen Böhm von Bawerk. After him are James Mill, Wang Anshi, James Tobin, Reinhard Selten, Tansu Çiller, and Trygve Haavelmo.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Jacques Delors ranks 50Before him are Sam Peckinpah, Oona O'Neill, Luciano Berio, Gerald Durrell, Robert Venturi, and Sibghatullah Mojaddedi. After him are George Kennedy, Roy J. Glauber, Barbara Bush, Simon van der Meer, Bülent Ecevit, and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Delors ranks 902 out of 6,011Before him are Bruno Latour (1947), Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143), Auguste Mariette (1821), Arnaut Daniel (1150), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), and Marie de France (1101). After him are George Steiner (1929), Fredegund (545), Jean-Marie Lehn (1939), Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748), Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011), and Claude Chappe (1763).

Among ECONOMISTS In France

Among economists born in France, Jacques Delors ranks 10Before him are Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Anne Robert Jacques Turgot (1727), Léon Walras (1834), Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949), Frédéric Bastiat (1801), and Maurice Allais (1911). After him are Jean-Claude Trichet (1942), Gérard Debreu (1921), Jean Tirole (1953), Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play (1806), Jacques Claude Marie Vincent de Gournay (1712), and Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau (1715).