Vincent Auriol

16th President of the French Republic (1884–1966)

Vincent Jules Auriol (French pronunciation: ​[vɛ̃sɑ̃ oʁjɔl]; 27 August 1884 – 1 January 1966) was a French politician. He was President of France from 1947 to 1954.[1]

Vincent Auriol

Auriol in 1947
President of France
In office
16 January 1947 – 16 January 1954
Prime MinistersLéon Blum
Paul Ramadier
Robert Schuman
André Marie
Henri Queuille
Georges Bidault
René Pleven
Edgar Faure
Antoine Pinay
René Mayer
Joseph Laniel
Preceded byAlbert Lebrun
Succeeded byRené Coty
President of the National Assembly
Constituent until 27 November 1946
In office
31 January 1946 – 21 January 1947
Preceded byFélix Gouin
Succeeded byÉdouard Herriot
Personal details
Born(1884-08-27)27 August 1884
Revel, France
Died1 January 1966(1966-01-01) (aged 81)
Paris, France
Political partyFrench Section of the Workers' International
Michelle Auriol (m. 1912)
Alma materToulouse 1 University Capitole

References change

  1. See Auriol's extensive biography by Jacques Batigne on Archived 2009-04-04 at the Wayback Machine (in French)