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François-Xavier Ortoli
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5th President of the European Commission
In office
5 January 1973 – 5 January 1977
Vice President Patrick Hillery
Preceded by Sicco Mansholt
Succeeded by Roy Jenkins
Minister of the Economy
In office
4 April 1968 – 21 February 1969
Prime Minister Maurice Couve de Murville
Preceded by Maurice Couve de Murville
Succeeded by Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
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François-Xavier Ortoli

(1925-02-16)16 February 1925
Ajaccio, Corsica, France
Died 30 November 2007(2007-11-30) (aged 82)
Paris, France
Resting place Père Lachaise Cemetery,
Paris, France
Political party European People's Party
Other political
Union of Democrats for the Republic (1968–1976)
Rally for the Republic (1976–2002)
Union for a Popular Movement (2002–2007)
Spouse(s) Adélaïde Allard
Children 3
Alma mater École nationale d'administration

François-Xavier Ortoli (16 February 1925 – 30 November 2007) was a French politician. He served as the 5th President of the European Commission from 1973 to 1977. He served as Minister of the Economy of France from 1968 to 1969.

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