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Henri Rochereau

Henri Rochereau
European Commissioner for Overseas Development
In office
9 January 1962 – 30 June 1970
President Walter Hallstein
Jean Rey
Preceded by Robert Lemaignen
Succeeded by Jean-François Deniau (External Relations and Development Aid)
Minister of Agriculture
In office
27 May 1959 – 24 August 1961
Prime Minister Michel Debré
Preceded by Roger Houdet
Succeeded by Edgard Pisani
Personal details
Born (1908-03-25)25 March 1908
Chantonnay, France
Died 25 January 1999(1999-01-25) (aged 90)
Vendée, France

Henri Rochereau (25 March 1908 in Chantonnay, Vendée – 25 January 1999 Paris) was a French politician and European Commissioner.

Henri was the son of Victor Rochereau, a National Assembly of France député (deputy) for the Vendée department (1914–1942). Henri worked as a solicitors clerk and later in an exporting business.

In the French presidential election, 1988, he supported the right-wing National Front candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen.

Offices

  • From 1970 to 1986 he was President of the association of Large French Ports[1]

Notes

  1. ^ Association for the development of the French ports
Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Houdet
Minister of Agriculture
1969–1961
Succeeded by
Edgard Pisani
Preceded by
Robert Marjolin
French European Commissioner
1962–1970
Served alongside: Robert Marjolin, Raymond Barre
Succeeded by
Raymond Barre
Preceded by
Robert Lemaignen
Succeeded by
Jean-François Deniau
as European Commissioner for External Relations and Development Aid
European Commissioner for Overseas Development
1962–1970
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