Pierre Werner

Luxembourg politician (1913-2002)

Pierre Werner (29 December 1913 – 24 June 2002)[1] was a Luxembourgian politician in the Christian Social People's Party (CSV) who was the 18th Prime Minister from 1959 to 1974 and from 1979 to 1984.

Pierre Werner
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18th Prime Minister of Luxembourg
In office
16 July 1979 – 20 July 1984
MonarchJean
Preceded byGaston Thorn
Succeeded byJacques Santer
In office
2 March 1959 – 15 June 1974
MonarchCharlotte
Jean
Preceded byPierre Frieden
Succeeded byGaston Thorn
Minister of Finances
In office
23 December 1953 – 15 June 1974
Prime MinisterJoseph Bech
Pierre Frieden
Himself
Preceded byPierre Dupong
Succeeded byRaymond Vouel
Minister of Justice
In office
2 March 1959 – 3 January 1967
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byVictor Bodson
Succeeded byJean Dupong
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
15 July 1964 – 3 January 1967
Prime MinisterHimself
Preceded byEugène Schaus
Succeeded byPierre Grégoire
Minister of Defence
In office
23 December 1953 – 2 March 1959
Prime MinisterJoseph Bech
Pierre Frieden
Preceded byJoseph Bech
Succeeded byEugène Schaus
Personal details
Born(1913-12-29)29 December 1913
Saint-André-lez-Lille, France
Died24 June 2002(2002-06-24) (aged 88)
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Political partyChristian Social People's

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bates, Stephen (28 June 2002). "Obituary: Pierre Werner. The man who dreamed up the euro". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 December 2015.