Robert Buron (27 February 1910 – 28 April 1973) was a French politician and Minister of Finance from 20 January 1955 to 23 February 1955 and Minister of Public Works, Transport, and Tourism during Charles de Gaulle's third term from 9 June 1958 to 8 January 1959.
|Finance Minister of France|
8 January 1953 – 28 June 1953
|Preceded by||Edgar Faure - Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury - Edgar Faure|
|Succeeded by||Pierre Pflimlin - Edgar Faure - Antoine Pinay|
|President of OECD|
|Mayor of Laval, Mayenne|
|Preceded by||Francis Le Basser|
|Succeeded by||André Pinçon|
|Born||27 February 1910|
|Died||28 April 1973(aged 63)|
Buron was born in 1910 in Paris; he was kidnapped during the 1961 Algiers putsch and in 1965 he founded Objectif 72, a politics-movement. He married Marie-Louise 'Melle' Trouillard (1910-2006) in July 1938, with whom he had a daughter, Martine Buron b.1944, who was a Member of the European Parliament from 1984 until 1994, representing the Parti Socialiste.
He died in 1973 in Paris. In his honor, the Lycée Robert Buron in Laval was named for him.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Robert Buron.|
- Marcel Launay, Robert Buron, témoignages de Pierre Pflimlin et Jean Offredo, Paris: Beauchesne, 1993, 208 p. (Politiques & chrétiens).
- Michel Gaignard, « Robert Buron s'implante en Mayenne », L'Oribus, num. 65, march 2006.