René Mayer (French pronunciation: ​[ʁəne majɛʁ]; 4 May 1895 – 13 December 1972)[1] was a French Radical politician of the Fourth Republic who served briefly as Prime Minister during 1953. He was born and died in Paris. He led the Mayer Authority from 1955 to 1958. He was France's second Prime Minister of Jewish descent (after Léon Blum).[2]

René Mayer
René Mayer en 1949.jpg
Prime Minister of France
In office
8 January 1953 – 28 June 1953
PresidentVincent Auriol
Preceded byAntoine Pinay
Succeeded byJoseph Laniel
President of the High Authority of the ECSC
In office
3 June 1955 – 13 January 1958
Preceded byJean Monnet
Succeeded byPaul Finet
Personal details
Born(1895-05-04)4 May 1895
Paris, France
Died13 December 1972(1972-12-13) (aged 77)
Paris, France
Political partyRepublican, Radical and Radical-Socialist Party

Mayer's Ministry, 8 January – 28 June 1953Edit

Changes

  • 11 February 1953 – Guy Petit succeeds Ribeyre as Minister of Commerce.
Political offices
New office Minister of Public Works and Transport
1944–1945
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Finance
1947–1948
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Economic Affairs
1947–1948
Preceded by Minister of National Defence
1948
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Justice
1949–1951
Succeeded by
Preceded by Deputy Prime Minister of France
1951–1952
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister of Finance
1951–1952
Succeeded by
Minister of Economic Affairs
1951–1952
Succeeded by
Preceded by Prime Minister of France
1953
Succeeded by

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Current Biography Yearbook. H. W. Wilson Company. 1974. p. 458. ISBN 978-0-8242-0543-0. Archived from the original on 19 August 2020. Retrieved 24 December 2020.
  2. ^ Raul Hilberg, La Destruction des Juifs d'Europe, Gallimard, Folio, 2006, p. 1162-1163 & p. 2060

External linksEdit