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|President of France|
20 June 1969 – 2 April 1974
|Prime Minister||Jacques Chaban-Delmas
|Preceded by||Charles de Gaulle|
|Succeeded by||Valéry Giscard d'Estaing|
|Prime Minister of France|
14 April 1962 – 10 July 1968
|President||Charles de Gaulle|
|Preceded by||Michel Debré|
|Succeeded by||Maurice Couve de Murville|
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou
5 July 1911
|Died||2 April 1974
|Resting place||Orvilliers Cimetiere
|Political party||Union for the New Republic (Before 1968)
Union of Democrats for the Republic (1968–1974)
Claude Cahour (m. 1935)
|Alma mater||École Normale Supérieure
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (5 July 1911 - 2 April 1974) was a French politician. He was the President of the French Republic from 20 June 1969 until 2 April 1974. He was born in Cantal. He fought in World War II.
He also was Prime Minister of France from 14 April 1962 until 10 July 1968. In 1968, he was elected president. He died of lymphoma in Paris. He is the only French president of the French Fifth Republic to die in office.
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