Pierre Pflimlin

French politician (1907-2000)

Pierre Eugène Jean Pflimlin (French pronunciation: ​[pjɛʁ flimlɛ̃]; 5 February 1907 – 27 June 2000) was a French Christian democratic politician. He served as the Prime Minister of the Fourth Republic for a few weeks in 1958, before being replaced by Charles de Gaulle during the crisis of that year.

Pierre Pflimlin
Pierre Pflimlin in 1975
97th Prime Minister of France
In office
14 May 1958 – 1 June 1958
PresidentRené Coty
Preceded byFélix Gaillard
Succeeded byCharles de Gaulle
14th President of the European Parliament
In office
Preceded byPiet Dankert
Succeeded byCharles Henry Plumb
Personal details
Pierre Eugène Jean Pflimlin

5 February 1907
Roubaix, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Died27 June 2000(2000-06-27) (aged 93)
Strasbourg, Alsace, France
Political partyPopular Republican Movement
Democratic Centre
Centre of Social Democrats
Other political
Union for French Democracy

More reading change

  • "The Little Plum" Time June 10, 1957 Archived August 11, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  • Cook, Bernard A. (2001). Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. Taylor & Francis. pp. 975–76.
  • Morris, Peter. "Homo politicus; the political careers of Pierre Pflimlin and Jacques Chaban‐Delmas." Modern & Contemporary France 1.1 (1993): 42-44.