Raymond Barre

1924 - 2007

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Raymond Octave Joseph Barre (French: [ʁɛmɔ̃ baʁ]; 12 April 1924 – 25 August 2007) was a French centre-right 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) and later served as Prime Minister under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing from 1976 until 1981. As a candidate for the presidency in 1988, he came in third and was eliminated in the first round. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Barre has received more than 116,012 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Raymond Barre is the 165th most popular economist (down from 157th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Réunion (down from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Raymond Barre ranks 165 out of 315Before him are Robert F. Engle, James Heckman, Myron Scholes, Pierre Leroux, Thomas Piketty, and Francis Ysidro Edgeworth. After him are Christopher A. Pissarides, Eli Heckscher, Piero Sraffa, Bengt Holmström, John Bates Clark, and Henry Sidgwick.

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Among people born in 1924, Raymond Barre ranks 125Before him are Rikidōzan, Jozef Tomko, Margit Sandemo, József Zakariás, Lefter Küçükandonyadis, and Daniel Inouye. After him are Yuri Bondarev, Alexander Haig, Yehuda Amichai, Idries Shah, Allan Edwall, and Vasil Bykaŭ. Among people deceased in 2007, Raymond Barre ranks 104Before him are Maurice Papon, Parry O'Brien, David Lane, Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Pierre Messmer, and Raul Hilberg. After him are Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Malietoa Tanumafili II, Viliam Schrojf, Ralph Asher Alpher, Ulrich Mühe, and Robert Jordan.

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In Réunion

Among people born in Réunion, Raymond Barre ranks 6 out of 15Before him are Michel Houellebecq (1956), Roland Garros (1888), Leconte de Lisle (1818), Ambroise Vollard (1866), and Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1796). After him are Edmond Albius (1829), Évariste de Parny (1753), Dimitri Payet (1987), Guillaume Hoarau (1984), Jackson Richardson (1969), and Florent Sinama Pongolle (1984).

Among ECONOMISTS In Réunion

Among economists born in Réunion, Raymond Barre ranks 1