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|President of the Arab World Institute|
|Preceded by||Paul Carton|
|Succeeded by||Camille Cabana|
|High Commissioner of New Caledonia|
January 1985 – 22 May 1985
|Preceded by||Jacques Roynette|
|Succeeded by||Fernand Wibaux|
|Minister of Agriculture|
21 August 1961 – 8 January 1966
|President||Charles de Gaulle|
|Preceded by||Henri Rochereau|
|Succeeded by||Edgar Faure|
9 October 1918
Tunis, French Tunisia
|Died||20 June 2016
Edgard Pisani ( 9 October 1918 – 20 June 2016) was a French statesman, philosopher, and writer.
He held positions in various governments in France: Senator (1954–1961; 1974–1981), Minister of Agriculture (1961–1966), Parliamentarian (1967–1968), European Commissioner (1981–1985), Minister of New Caledonia (1985), President of the Arab World Institute (1988–1995). In 1992, with Bertrand Hervieu, he formed the Groupe de Seillac followed in 1995 by the Groupe de Bruges, both being think tanks.
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