Alain Peyrefitte (Najac, August 26, 1925 – November 27, 1999 in Paris) was a French scholar and politician. Najac is a commune in the Aveyron département in southern France. Events 1071 - Battle of Manzikert: The Seljuk Turks defeat the Byzantine Army at Manzikert. Year 1925 ( MCMXXV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1095 - Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics.
He was a confidant of Charles De Gaulle and had a long career in public service, serving as a diplomat in Germany and Poland. Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle ( ( 22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French General and statesman who led the Free French Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland
He was Minister of Information from 1962 to 1966, establishing the rules of presidential debates between the two electoral rounds. The Minister of Information was a cabinet member in the Government of France from 1938 to 1974 French presidential debates traditionally occur between the two rounds of the presidential elections, and are broadcasted on TV.
He served as Minister of Justice from 1977 to 1981, and was involved in the affair surrounding the mysterious death of Robert Boulin in 1979. The French Minister of Justice ( Ministre de la Justice) is an important cabinet member in the Government of France. Robert Boulin ( 20 July 1920 - October 1979 was a French politician who served as Minister of Labour in the French Cabinet and was at the centre
He became a member of the Académie française in 1977. L'Académie française, or the French Academy, is the pre-eminent French learned body on matters pertaining to the French language.
He wrote The Immobile Empire, published in 1992, and Quand la Chine s'éveillera. . . le monde tremblera.
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