- Category : 1915-births
- Type : R
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : None
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 1
French politician and diplomat who held a wide range of positions of state.
During World War II he joined Charles de Gaulle and the Free French as Director of Information, served on the Provisional Consultative Assembly. After the war he was elected to represent the Vendée in the French National Assembly from 1946–1951, and then the Section Française de l'Internationale Ouvrière (SFIO) from 1951 onwards. In 1957, Guy Mollet made him an Ambassador to Algeria, then he was elected as Gaullist representative which he held from 1967–97.
He died on 17 March 2002.