Category:André François-Poncet

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English: André François-Poncet (13 June 1887–8 January 1978) was a French politician and diplomat whose post as ambassador to Germany allowed him to witness first-hand the rise to power of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, and the Nazi regime's preparations for war.
Français : André François-Poncet, né le 13 juin 1887 à Provins (Seine-et-Marne) et mort le 8 janvier 1978 à Paris, est un homme politique et diplomate français.

André François-Poncet 
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French diplomat
Date of birth 13 June 1887
Date of death 8 January 1978
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • École Normale Supérieure
  • Collège Stanislas de Paris
  • Sciences Po
Member of
  • Académie française (15 May 1952)
  • Q2994133
  • Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques
Member of political party
Position held
  • member of the French National Assembly
  • ambassador of France to West Germany (September 1955, 5 May 1955)
  • High Commissioner (Allied High Commission, 21 September 1949, 5 May 1955)
  • ambassador
Native language
  • Jean François-Poncet
Work location
Award received
  • Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour
  • Concours général
Authority control
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