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Michel Rocard
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Rocard in 2012
Prime Minister of France
In office
10 May 1988 – 15 May 1991
President François Mitterrand
Preceded by Jacques Chirac
Succeeded by Édith Cresson
First Secretary of the Socialist Party
In office
Preceded by Laurent Fabius
Succeeded by Henri Emmanuelli
Minister of Agriculture
In office
22 March 1983 – 4 April 1985
President François Mitterrand
Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy
Laurent Fabius
Preceded by Édith Cresson
Succeeded by Henri Nallet
Minister of Territorial Development
In office
22 May 1981 – 22 March 1983
President François Mitterrand
Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy
Preceded by Fernand Icart
Succeeded by Gaston Defferre
Personal details
Born (1930-08-23)23 August 1930
Courbevoie, France
Died 2 July 2016(2016-07-02) (aged 85)
Paris, France
Political party PS (1974-2016)
Other political
  • PSU (1967-1974)
  • SFIO (until 1967)
Alma mater Sciences Po, ÉNA
Occupation Civil Servant

Michel Rocard ( 23 August 1930 – 2 July 2016) was a French politician. He was a member of the Socialist Party (PS). He served as Prime Minister under François Mitterrand from 1988 to 1991.

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