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Pierre-Paul Schweitzer

Managing director of the IMF

Pierre-Paul Schweitzer (29 May 1912 – 2 January 1994) was a French lawyer. He was the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s fourth managing director and chairman of the executive board, serving from 1963 to 1973.[1]

Pierre-Paul Schweitzer
4th Managing Director of the IMF
In office
1 September 1963 – 31 August 1973
Preceded byPer Jacobsson
Succeeded byJohan Witteveen
Personal details
Born(1912-05-29)29 May 1912
Straßburg, Elsaß-Lothringen, German Empire
Died2 January 1994(1994-01-02) (aged 81)
Geneva, Switzerland
Nationality France
ChildrenLouis Schweitzer
Alma materUniversity of Paris, Sciences Po
ProfessionLawyer

Schweitzer was commissioned as a lieutenant in the French Army after the outbreak of World War II. When France fell in 1940, he joined the French Resistance.

Schweitzer died on 2 January 1994 in Geneva, Switzerland at the age of 81.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "IMF Managing Directors". Retrieved 2009-10-03.
  2. RIDING, ALAN (4 January 1994). "Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, Ex-Head Of I.M.F. and French Official, 81". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 August 2011.