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  Pierre Messmer - Telegraph
Pierre Messmer, who died yesterday aged 91, was the Gaullist prime minister of France from July 1972 to May 1974; earlier, between 1960 and 1969, he had been minister for the armed forces under the presidency of General de Gaulle himself.
Messmer's first task, in February 1960, was to restore morale in the French army, which was riven with disaffection over de Gaulle's decision to grant independence to Algeria.
Messmer was thus unwise to announce, in April 1961, that it was "out of the question that the army should lose its discipline".
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/08/30/db3001.xml   (835 words)

  Pierre Messmer - Wikipedia
Halbbrigade der Fremdenlegion nimmt er an den Kämpfen in Nordafrika (insbesondere an der Schlacht von Bir Hacheim), an der Landung in der Normandie und an der Befreiung von Paris teil.
In der Folge übt Messmer zahlreiche Funktionen in der Verwaltung der französischen Überseegebiete aus.
Messmer leitet in der Folge drei kurzlebige Regierungen (von 6.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pierre_Messmer   (537 words)

 Pierre Messmer - Independent Online Edition > Obituaries
Messmer was asked to join the Foreign Legion and hence he was part of an expedition against Dakar, and then the victories of Bir Hakein and El Alamein.
Messmer prophesied that the affair of Indo-China would be for the Fourth Republic what the Mexican expedition had been for the Second Empire.
Messmer was given the job of winning the elections of 1973 (which he did, with a reduction of the majority) and had then to deal with a series of problems, such as the law on abortion and the economic problems arising from the 1973 Yom Kippur war.
news.independent.co.uk /people/obituaries/article2914357.ece   (1465 words)

 Ordre de la Libération
Pierre Messmer est né le 20 mars 1916 à; Vincennes, son père était industriel.
Pierre Messmer est également député UDF puis RPR de Moselle (1968-1988), conseiller régional (1968-1992) et président du Conseil régional de Lorraine, conseiller général de Moselle (mars 1970-mars 1982) et maire de Sarrebourg pendant 18 ans (1971-1989).
Pierre Messmer est par ailleurs membre de l'Académie des sciences d'Outre-mer depuis 1976 et membre, depuis 1988, de l'Académie des sciences morales et politiques avant d'en devenir le secrétaire perpétuel (1995-1998).
www.ordredelaliberation.fr /fr_compagnon/674.html   (1055 words)

 Pierre Messmer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On May 29, 1974 Jacques Chirac (left) replaced Pierre Messmer (right) as prime minister on the steps of the Hôtel Matignon.
Pierre Messmer (born Vincennes March 20, 1916) is a French Gaullist politician.
Pierre Messmer • Jacques Chirac  • Raymond Barre • Pierre Mauroy  • Laurent Fabius • Jacques Chirac • Michel Rocard • Édith Cresson • Pierre Bérégovoy  • Édouard Balladur • Alain Juppé • Lionel Jospin • Jean-Pierre Raffarin • Dominique de Villepin
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 Pierre Messmer obituary - Times Online
Unswervingly loyal to the President, Messmer largely succeeded in the uneasy task of rebuilding the morale of an army shattered by the bloody and traumatic withdrawal from Algeria.
Messmer sought to restructure the chain of command and weed out disloyal officers, but this did not prevent “the generals’ putsch” in 1961, when Generals Challe, Salan, Jouhaud and Zeller seized power in Algeria and France itself was threatened with para-troopers.
Messmer said later that “nuclear weapons are the condition of national independence and the liberty of citizens”.
www.timesonline.co.uk /tol/comment/obituaries/article2358258.ece   (1686 words)

 Pierre Messmer - Wikipédia
Pierre Messmer, lors d'une interview télévisée, le 3 juin 1974.
Pierre Messmer, né le 20 mars 1916 à Vincennes (Val-de-Marne), est un homme politique français.
Pierre Messmer se dévoile Dans cette interview inhabituelle, Pierre Messmer aborde avec Frédéric Mitterrand son enfance et sa famille.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pierre_Messmer   (648 words)

 The World Today - Former French minister sued for crimes against humanity
Pierre Messmer was the Armed Forces Minister in President Charles de Gaulle's Administration of 1962 and is one of the few members of that government still alive today.
Pierre Messmer, who was France's Defence Minister at the time, is now being accused of implementing this alleged decision by General de Gaulle to abandon the Harkis to their fate.
The legal action, which is being taken by a group of Harkis and their descendants, accuses Pierre Messmer of complicity in crimes against humanity, by carrying out ethnic cleansing.
www.abc.net.au /worldtoday/content/2003/s984789.htm   (709 words)

 Pierre Messmer, Ex-French Premier, 91, Dies - New York Times
Messmer entered the Resistance in 1940, fleeing Nazi-occupied France for England on a cargo ship.
Messmer was widely viewed as a potential presidential candidate, but he was outmaneuvered by political rivals and never held another major office.
Messmer led an overhaul of the French Army.
www.nytimes.com /2007/09/01/world/europe/01messmer.html?ex=1346299200&en=800f99131f2ec7d9&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (339 words)

 AllRefer.com - Pierre Messmer (French History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Pierre Messmer[pyer mesmA´] Pronunciation Key, 1916–;, French political leader.
In World War II he fought with the Free French forces before joining General de Gaulle's staff.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Pierre Messmer
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/Messmer.html   (205 words)

 Pierre MESSMER : Astrology, Horoscope, Map of the Heavens, biography and picture
Pierre Messmer (born Vincennes, March 20, 1916, died August 29, 2007) was a French Gaullist politician.
Pierre MESSMER, the predominance of planets in the Northern hemisphere prompts you to reflect and imagine rather than show your actions whilst you avoid public recognition.
Pierre MESSMER, the North-western quadrant, consisting of the 4th, 5th and 6th houses, is the most pronounced in your chart : this sector brings out creativity, conception and a deepening apprenticeship in the will to be useful and favours relation to people.
www.astrotheme.fr /en/portraits/cNj8H97n63tN.htm   (9309 words)

 Pierre Messmer, dans « Conversations privées »
Dans cette interview inhabituelle, Pierre Messmer aborde, avec Frédéric Mitterrand, son enfance et sa famille, des termes rarement évoqués par l’ancien Premier ministre.
Né à Vincennes (Seine), le 20 mars 1916, Pierre Messmer a été élu, le 15 novembre 1988, membre titulaire de l’Académie des sciences morales et politiques, dans la section générale, au fauteuil de Léon Noël.
Pierre Messmer a été élu à l’Académie française, le 25 mars 1999, au fauteuil de Maurice Schumann (13e fauteuil).
www.canalacademie.com /article440.html   (543 words)

 Amazon.com: "Pierre Messmer": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Likewise, Pierre Messmer, former prime minister and defense minister, argued that in France there is no decision-making process "because the President is the...
It was at Massawa that I first met a bright young officer in the Legion, a second lieutenant called Pierre Messmer.
Pierre Messmer, minister of the DOM-TOMs under Georges Pompidou, subsequently became prime minister.
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 The Longwy Commune, by Pierre Rimbert and Rafael Trapet
In Paris there was anxious talk of a "Longwy Commune", accompanied by a flood of ill-prepared statements by the authorities.
Pierre Messmer, the chairman of the Lorraine regional council, promised 20,000 new jobs.
André Giraud, the industry minister, explained that the Barre government intended "to take no action involving further job losses before the end of 1980." On 8 March the dismissal notices were frozen for the duration of the negotiations but not withdrawn.
mondediplo.com /1997/10/longwy   (964 words)

 Pierre Messmer - Definition, explanation
Pierre Messmer (born March 20, 1916) is a French Gaullist politician.
Messmer's First Ministry, 6 July 1972 - 2 April 1973
16 March 1973 - Pierre Messmer succeeds Pleven as interim Minister of Justice.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/p/pi/pierre_messmer.php   (472 words)

 Pierre Messmer - Portail du Gouvernement - site du Premier ministre
Docteur en droit, diplômé de l’École nationale des langues orientales vivantes, Pierre Messmer (né en 1916) entre à l’école d’administration des colonies en 1938.
Pierre Messmer fut le second Premier ministre sous la présidence de Georges Pompidou, du 7 juillet 1972 au 27 mai 1974.
Discours de politique générale de Pierre Messmer - 3 octobre 1972
premier-ministre.gouv.fr /acteurs/.../pierre_messmer_217   (281 words)

 Pierre Messmer - Le monde des chemins de fer - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Pierre Messmer - Le monde des chemins de fer - A Wikia wiki
Pierre Messmer prend la décision d'engager la construction d'une nouvelle ligne ferroviaire à très grande vitesse entre Paris et Lyon.
Contrary to misunderstandings in the press, Wikia is not a Wikimedia project (read more).
trains.wikia.com /wiki/Pierre_Messmer   (114 words)

 «De Gaulle et mon père» - L'Express
Dans L'Express du 29 mars 2004, Pierre Messmer affirmait que Jacques Chaban-Delmas «n'avait jamais été nommé ministre par le général de Gaulle, qui lui reprochait d'avoir trahi les intérêts de la France durant la IVe République».
A quelles activités de Jacques Chaban-Delmas Pierre Messmer fait-il, selon vous, allusion?
Mon père a participé à trois gouvernements de ce régime, ceux de Pierre Mendès France, Guy Mollet et Félix Gaillard, et a refusé d'autres postes.
www.lexpress.fr /info/france/dossier/pompidou/dossier.asp   (508 words)

 Pierre Messmer
Communication de Monsieur le chancelier de l’Institut de France, Pierre Messmer, présentée en séance publique devant l’Académie des sciences morales et politiques, le lundi 20 octobre 2003.
Dans cette émission, Monsieur le Chancelier honoraire Pierre Messmer revient sur le rôle de l’Institut, véritable Parlement des savants.
Communication de Pierre Messmer, Chancelier honoraire de l’Institut de France, prononcée en séance publique devant l’Académie des sciences morales et politiques le lundi 20 décembre 2004.
www.canalacademie.com /mot83.html   (472 words)

 Institut de France : fondation Pierre Dumas; Lauréats
"Pierre Messmer, Ancien Premier Ministre, Chancelier de l’Institut de France, a remis le prix Pierre Dumas à la Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de la Savoie pour son projet de création d’un réseau mondial de communication « Savoyards dans le Monde »
"Dans son allocution, Pierre Messmer rappelait combien l’attribution d’un prix pour la première fois était primordiale : « Il faut être très difficile car la première attribution permet de donner un bon départ à une fondation.
L'attribution du Prix Pierre Dumas va nous aider à mobiliser autour de ce réseau, nous encourager à poursuivre nos efforts pour qu’il s’amplifie en fédérant toutes les bonnes volontés et qu’il perpétue nos racines Savoyardes au service de notre économie et de notre culture ».
perso.orange.fr /fondationpierredumas/laureats.htm   (255 words)

 Réception de M. Pierre Messmer 2000
Pierre Messmer, ayant été élu à l’Académie française à la place laissée vacante par la mort de M. Maurice Schumann, y est venu prendre séance le jeudi 10 février 2000, et a prononcé le discours suivant :
Mais les libéraux favorables à une évolution sont nombreux autour de Pierre Pfimlin, Robert Schuman, Robert Buron.
juin 1958, de Gaulle nomme Pierre Pfimlin ministre d’État, signe d’un rapprochement avec le M.R.P. Pour mieux contrôler son groupe, Maurice a souhaité rester au Parlement.
www.academie-francaise.fr /immortels/discours_reception/messmer.html   (5451 words)

 Interview Pierre Messmer
Cette accusation de Pierre Messmer n'avait donné lieu en 2001 à aucune réaction de la Présidence de la République algérienne.
L'émission de Pierre Messmer est rediffusée ce mercredi 7 septembre à 16h et 24h sur Radio Courtoisie.
3 - Pierre Messmer rend hommage aux officiers courageux qui ont sauvé leurs harkis en refusant d'appliquer les ordres de leur ministre...
nice.algerianiste.free.fr /pages/JPN_messmer.html   (325 words)

 TIME.com: Plus -- Mar. 11, 1974 -- Page 1
Last week Messmer did indeed resign, along with his entire government, only to be replaced six hours later by none other than Pierre Messmer.
Although the number of Ministers in the new Cabinet had been trimmed from 23 to 16 in the name of "cohesion," the major portfolios —economy and foreign policy—remained in familiar hands.
By re-appointing Messmer, Pompidou made it clear that he is not yet ready to anoint a possible successor.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,943560,00.html   (705 words)

 Gatorsports.com :: 100 years of Gator Football
Chirac wanted a rally of the Gaullists behind Prime minister Pierre Messmer, yet this was to be all in vain.
The facility's intended use as a basis for nuclear weapons was confirmed after the 1991 Gulf War.
Chirac is advised by Pierre Juillet and Marie-France Garaud, two former advisers of Pompidou.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He was sceptical about the "New Society" programme of his prime minister, Jacques Chaban-Delmas.
In 1972, Chaban-Delmas was replaced by Pierre Messmer.
Pierre Billotte - Minister of Overseas Departments and Territories
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 Amazon.com: "Pierre Gallois": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Aron explicitly targeted the national or unilateral conceptions informing the strategic analysis of Pierre Gallois, the prominent French analyst of nuclear strategy.
In future years Pierre Gallois would develop this into an argument for a French acquisition of a separate nuclear force.I9 If Soviet tanks were rolling...
General Pierre Gallois, one of France's most original military thinkers, wrote that if, Europe were to accept America's policy, it would become...
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 Books by Pierre Marie Gallois, compare prices
by Sten Rynning, Pierre Marie Gallois (Foreword By)
by Philippe Petit, Pierre Marie Gallois, Simon Kruk
by Pierre Marie Gallois, Raphael Drai, Huy Thuan Cao
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 Messmer, Pierre - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He was succeeded in 1974 by Jacques Chirac, but continued as member of the national assembly until 1988.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Messmer, Pierre" at HighBeam.
Left to right: Pierre WERNER (LUX), Gaston EYSKENS (BEL), Jack LYNCH (IRL), Anger JOERGENSEN (DAN), Willy BRANDT (RFA), Barend BLESH (PAR21465)
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-messmer.html   (298 words)

 CNN.com - Chirac pressed to pardon Papon - July 27, 2001
The ageing former police chief, jailed for 10 years, is the highest-ranking Frenchman to be convicted of crimes against humanity.
Now former prime ministers Pierre Messmer and Raymond Barre are pressing for his release from Paris' La Sante prison.
They are among 17 people, including Resistance figures and intellectuals, who signed a petition addressed to French President Jacques Chirac, Papon's lawyers said.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WORLD/europe/france/07/27/papon.plea   (279 words)

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