Francois Mitterand

Francois Mitterand

François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand was a French politician who was President of France from 1981 to 1995, the longest time in office of any French president. As leader of the Socialist Party, he was the first figure from the left elected president under the Fifth Republic. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Francois Mitterand has 13 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Speech. The year with the most videos was 1990 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1992 with an average of 160 views per program. Most appearances with George H. W. Bush (5), Bill Clinton (3), Brian Mulroney (3). Most common tags: France, World War II, International Trade.

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President, Socialist Party, France c. January 1, 1981 - c. January 1, 1995 Videos: 13

Recent Appearances

  • European Parliament Opening

    European Parliament Opening

    President Mitterand spoke about his agenda for his term and continuing efforts at increasing European unity. The position of…

  • U.S.-France Utah Beach Ceremony

    U.S.-France Utah Beach Ceremony

    Speaking from Utah Beach in Normandy France, President Clinton reflected on the sacrifices made by soldiers during the battle at Utah Beach,…

  • Official French D-Day Ceremony

    Official French D-Day Ceremony

    During the official French D-Day ceremony at Omaha Beach, French President Mitterand spoke about the sacrifices made by the…

  • Utah Beach International Welcoming Ceremony

    Utah Beach International Welcoming Ceremony

    Following the playing of the U.S. National Anthem and the French National Anthem, Presidents Mitterand and Clinton each laid…

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