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Gaston Thorn
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President of the European Commission
In office
20 January 1981 – 6 January 1985
Preceded by Roy Jenkins
Succeeded by Jacques Delors
Prime Minister of Luxembourg
In office
15 June 1974 – 16 July 1979
Monarch Jean
Deputy Raymond Vouel
Bernard Berg
Preceded by Pierre Werner
Succeeded by Pierre Werner
Personal details
Born
Gaston Egmond Thorn

3 September 1928
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died 26 August 2007 (2007-08-27) (aged 78)
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Liliane Thorn-Petit
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Gaston Egmond Thorn (3 September 1928 – 26 August 2007) was a Luxembourg politician. He served as the 20th Prime Minister of Luxembourg (1974–79), President of the United Nations General Assembly (1975), and the seventh President of the European Commission (1981–85).



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