Jules Grévy

French statesman and lawyer

François Judith Paul Grévy (French pronunciation: ​[ʒyl ɡʁevi]; 15 August 1807 – 9 September 1891) was President of France from 1879 to 1887, and one of the leaders of the Opportunist Republican faction.[1][2]

Jules Grévy
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President of France
In office
30 January 1879 – 2 December 1887
Prime MinisterJules Armand Dufaure
William Henry Waddington
Charles de Freycinet
Jules Ferry
Léon Gambetta
Charles de Freycinet
Charles Duclerc
Armand Fallières
Jules Ferry
Henri Brisson
Charles de Freycinet
René Goblet
Maurice Rouvier
Preceded byPatrice de Mac Mahon
Succeeded byMarie François Sadi Carnot
Personal details
Born15 August 1807
Mont-sous-Vaudrey, France
Died9 September 1891 (aged 84)
Mont-sous-Vaudrey, France
Political partyModerate Republican
Alma materUniversity of Paris


  1. "François Paul Jules Grévy is Born". Masonry Today. 2017.
  2. "Jules Grevy". World Presidents DB. 2017.