Michel Rocard

French politician (1930–2016)

Michel Rocard (French: [miʃɛl ʁɔkaʁ]; 23 August 1930 – 2 July 2016[1]) was a French politician. He was a member of the Socialist Party (PS). He served as Prime Minister under François Mitterrand from 1988 to 1991.[2]

Michel Rocard
Rocard in 2012
Prime Minister of France
In office
10 May 1988 – 15 May 1991
PresidentFrançois Mitterrand
Preceded byJacques Chirac
Succeeded byÉdith Cresson
First Secretary of the Socialist Party
In office
Preceded byLaurent Fabius
Succeeded byHenri Emmanuelli
Minister of Agriculture
In office
22 March 1983 – 4 April 1985
PresidentFrançois Mitterrand
Prime MinisterPierre Mauroy
Laurent Fabius
Preceded byÉdith Cresson
Succeeded byHenri Nallet
Minister of Territorial Development
In office
22 May 1981 – 22 March 1983
PresidentFrançois Mitterrand
Prime MinisterPierre Mauroy
Preceded byFernand Icart
Succeeded byGaston Defferre
Personal details
Born(1930-08-23)23 August 1930
Courbevoie, France
Died2 July 2016(2016-07-02) (aged 85)
Paris, France
Political partyPS (1974-2016)
Other political
Alma materSciences Po, ÉNA
OccupationCivil Servant

References change

  1. "French ex-PM Michel Rocard dies aged 85". BBC News. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  2. "Ils voulaient un patron, pas une coopérative ouvrière" Archived 2007-12-23 at the Wayback Machine, Le Monde, interview with Rocard, 20 March 2007 (in French)

Other websites change

  Media related to Michel Rocard at Wikimedia Commons