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Raymond Barre

1924 - 2007

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Raymond Octave Joseph Barre (French: [ʁɛmɔ̃ baʁ]; 12 April 1924 – 25 August 2007) was a French right-wing politician and economist. He was a Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs under three presidents (Rey, Malfatti and Mansholt). He later served as Prime Minister under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing from 1976 until 1981. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Barre has received more than 143,352 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Raymond Barre is the 182nd most popular economist (down from 165th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Réunion and the most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Raymond Barre ranks 182 out of 315Before him are Harriet Martineau, Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield, Hyman Minsky, Walter Eucken, Henry Sidgwick, and Myron Scholes. After him are Daniel Ellsberg, Israel Kirzner, Eli Heckscher, Gustave de Molinari, Pierre Leroux, and Lujo Brentano.

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Among people born in 1924, Raymond Barre ranks 138Before him are Zbigniew Herbert, József Zakariás, Sabine Weiss, Idries Shah, Alain Bombard, and Fess Parker. After him are Kim Song-ae, Karlheinz Deschner, George Mikan, Yehuda Amichai, Motoo Kimura, and Alexander Matrosov. Among people deceased in 2007, Raymond Barre ranks 113Before him are Steve Fossett, Mikhail Ulyanov, Teddy Kollek, Ulrich Mühe, Aden Adde, and June Almeida. After him are Edward Yang, Delbert Mann, Tikhon Khrennikov, Aaron Russo, Viliam Schrojf, and Wolfgang Iser.

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In Réunion

Among people born in Réunion, Raymond Barre ranks 6 out of 16Before him are Roland Garros (1888), Michel Houellebecq (1956), Leconte de Lisle (1818), Ambroise Vollard (1866), and Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1796). After him are Dimitri Payet (1987), Évariste de Parny (1753), Edmond Albius (1829), Jackson Richardson (1969), Daniel Narcisse (1979), and Guillaume Hoarau (1984).

Among ECONOMISTS In Réunion

Among economists born in Réunion, Raymond Barre ranks 1