Robert Schuman

Luxembourgish-born German-French statesman and Venerable (1886-1963)

Robert Schuman (29 June 1886 – 4 September 1963) was a famous French politician. Schuman was a politician with the Mouvement Républicain Populaire (Popular Republican Movement) party which is a French Christian Democrat party. Schuman was also an independent political thinker and activist. He was twice Prime Minister of France. He also served as Minister of Finance and Foreign Minister. He was an important person in Europe after World War 2, and worked on creating European and trans-Atlantic institutions. He is regarded as one of the founders of the European Union, the Council of Europe and NATO.[1]

Robert Schuman
Prime Minister of France
In office
24 November 1947 – 26 July 1948
PresidentVincent Auriol
Preceded byPaul Ramadier
Succeeded byAndré Marie
In office
5 September 1948 – 11 September 1948
PresidentVincent Auriol
Preceded byAndré Marie
Succeeded byHenri Queuille
1st President of the European Parliamentary Assembly
In office
Preceded byHans Furler
Succeeded byHans Furler
Personal details
Born29 June 1886
Luxembourg City
Died4 September 1963(1963-09-04) (aged 77)
Scy-Chazelles, France
Political partyMRP