Maurice Couve de Murville

Maurice Couve de Murville, Foreign Minister under General de Gaulle from 1958 to 1968.

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Photo: Maurice Couve de Murville à l'Elysée. Paris: Keystone, 1975. Noir et blanc.

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Maurice Couve de Murville
Date and place of birth
24/01/1907 in Reims (France)
Date and place of death
24/12/1999 in Paris (France)
Offices held
Member of the French Committee for National Liberation (1943)
Ambassador to Rome (1945)
Director-General of Political Affairs at the French Foreign Ministry (1945–1950)
Ambassador to Cairo (1950–1954)
Permanent French Delegate to NATO (1954)
Ambassador to Washington (1955)
Ambassador to Bonn (1956–1958)
Foreign Minister (1958–1968)
Prime Minister (1968–1969)
Member of the French National Assembly, initially for the UDR, subsequently for the RPR (1973–1986)