Rally for the Republic

French political party

The Rally for the Republic (French: Rassemblement pour la République French pronunciation: ​[ʁa.sɑ̃.blə.mɑ̃.puʁ.la.ʁe.pyˈblik]; RPR French pronunciation: ​[ɛr.peˈɛr]), was a Gaullist[1][2][3][4] and conservative[5][6][7][8] political party in France.

It originally was the Union of Democrats for the Republic (UDR). It was founded by Jacques Chirac in 1976.[9][10]

On 21 September 2002, the RPR was merged into the Union for the Presidential Majority, later renamed the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP).

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