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Alain Poher
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Acting President of France
In office
3 April 1974 – 27 May 1974
Prime Minister Pierre Messmer
Preceded by Georges Pompidou
Succeeded by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
In office
28 April 1969 – 20 June 1969
Prime Minister Pierre Messmer
Preceded by Charles de Gaulle
Succeeded by Georges Pompidou
Co-Prince of Andorra
In office
3 April 1974 – 27 May 1974
Preceded by Georges Pompidou
Succeeded by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
In office
28 April 1969 – 20 June 1969
Preceded by Charles de Gaulle
Succeeded by Georges Pompidou
President of the Senate
In office
2 October 1968 – 2 October 1992
Preceded by Gaston Monnerville
Succeeded by René Monory
President of the European Parliament
In office
7 March 1966 – 11 March 1969
Preceded by Victor Leemans
Succeeded by Mario Scelba
Personal details
Born
Alain Émile Louis Marie Poher

(1909-04-17)17 April 1909
Ablon-sur-Seine, France
Died 9 December 1996(1996-12-09) (aged 87)
Paris, France
Political party Popular Republican Movement (Before 1967)
Democratic Centre (1967–1976)
Centre of Social Democrats (1976–1995)
Democratic Force (1995–1996)
Other political
affiliations
Union for French Democracy (1978–1996)
Alma mater Mines ParisTech
Sciences Po

Alain Émile Louis Marie Poher was a French politician. He was president of the French Senate from 3 October 1968 to 1 October 1992. Because of this he was interim President of France twice.


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