Jacques Chaban-Delmas

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Chaban-Delmas, Jacques


(real surname, Delmas). Born Mar. 7, 1915, in Paris. French political and state figure.

Chaban-Delmas began writing journalism in 1933. During World War II he was active in the Resistance. He became a deputy to the National Assembly in 1946 and was elected mayor of Bordeaux in 1947. He was a leader of two Gaullist parties: the Rally of the French People and the Union for the Defense of the Republic.

Chaban-Delmas was minister of public works in 1954 and 1955, minister of state in 1956 and 1957, and minister of national defense in 1957 and 1958. From 1958 to 1969 and from 1978 to 1981 he served as president of the National Assembly. As prime minister from 1969 to 1972 he carried out a flexible social policy and put forward a program designed to bring about a more just “new society.” Chaban-Delmas became inspector general of finance in 1973 and ran for the office of president of the republic in 1974.

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For example, in order to prepare the supranational entity for an enlargement, the 2001 Treaty of Nice intended to "complete the process" that was initiated by the 1997 Treaty of Amsterdam (Vernygora and Chaban 2008a:157).
Mark Chaban, Director (Private Cloud and Data Centre) Microsoft Middle East and Africa, will present on cloud management in addition to Microsoft EMEA's Director Applied Innovation Public Sector, Rudeiger Dorn, who is participating in a panel analysing e-Government.
The warning aired by Mark Chaban, security and piracy director of Microsoft Middle East and Africa, follows the recent security intelligence report volume 8 by Microsoft which provides compelling evidence that cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated and packaging online threats to create, update and maintain exploit kits that are sold to others to deploy.
Mae rhai'n gwario ffortiwn arnyn nhw gyda chaban pum seren, lledr gwyn tu mewn, a'r lluniau a goleuadau mwyaf deniadol.
The Limerick man was in the stands of Bordeaux's Stade Chaban Delmas when Ireland faced Georgia in the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France - a game that almost resulted in the country's most humiliating defeat.
First there was the big breakthrough win 14 years ago at the Stade Chaban Delmas in Bordeaux, a famous victory that allowed the Reds to believe that anything was possible.
6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The popular celebrity, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and certified nutrition consultant Alejandro Chaban, is featured on the national and international cover of the February 2014 issue of the prestigious magazine People en Espanol with Latina celebrity and client, Chiquis Rivera, daughter of the late Regional Mexican diva Jenni Rivera.
George Ford was the key man yet again as his five penalties secured an impressive away victory at the Stade Chaban Delmas.
Only three visiting teams pocketed maximum points at le Stade Chaban Delmas last season and Bordeaux's last home defeat - a 4-0 reverse to Lyon - was in February.
She leaves her heartbroken and devoted son, Stephen Thamel, his wife Gina, and their twin sons Maxwell and Ethan of Auburn; her sister-in-law Ophelia Chaban, her nephew Yosef Chaban, his wife Kathleen, and their children Armeline "Molly" and Leo V.
The Stade Chaban Delmas outfit recently saw a 17-game unbeaten run come to an end with a 0-3 away defeat to Newcastle United in the UEFA Europa League and the club are presently sixth in the French league, with 14 points from eight games.
Microsoft's Mark Chaban, the director of server & cloud platform marketing, MEA and Mike Tsalidis, the regional business group lead (server & tools), Microsoft MEA will be giving presentations on the latest innovations in cloud as part of the event, including recent launches like Windows Server 2012.