Robert Lacoste was born with Azerat (the Dordogne) the July 5th 1898 and is deceased with Périgueux the March 8th 1989. French politician, it was appointed socialist of the Dordogne of 1945 with 1958 and of 1962 with 1967 then senator of 1971 with 1980.
BiographyRobert Lacoste made his studies with the Faculty of Law of Paris. Civil servant of finances, trade unionist CGT. He took part in the Résistance, was a signatory of the Manifeste of the Twelve. In 1944, he was assistant acting general of the French Committee of National Release for occupied France. In 1944 he became minister with the industrial production in the provisional government of the de Gaulle general. He accompanied this last at the time of his visit with Oradour-on-Glane, the March 5th 1945. Member of the two constituent assemblies, socialist deputy of the Dordogne, he was Minister of Industry until in 1950.
He was and Economy Minister for Finance in 1956. After the visit of Guy Mollet in Algeria, accommodated by colonists throwing tomatos to him, Lacoste replaced the Général Catroux in February 1956 while becoming minister-resident and general governor of Algeria. He preserved the ministry for Algeria until May 1958. Partisan in the strong way, it was one of the main actors of the Guerre of Algeria and defended his maintenance in the French Republic. He sat again at the National Assembly of 1962 to 1967. From 1971 to 1980, he was elected Socialist senator of the Dordogne, while assuming, of 1974 with 1979, the vice-presidency of the district council of Aquitaine.
President of the superior council of the electricity and gas of France in 1950, he was mayor of Azerat until in 1983.
- General secretary with the Industrial production of the Government Charles de Gaulle (1) (from August 26th to September 4th, 1944)
- Minister for the Industrial production of the government Charles de Gaulle (1) (from September 4th to 10th 1944)
- Minister for the Industrial production of the government Charles de Gaulle (1) (from September 10th, 1944 to November 21st, 1945)
- Minister for the Industrial production of the Government Leon Blum (3) (from December 16th, 1946 to January 22nd, 1947)
- Minister for the Industrial production of the Government Paul Ramadier (1) (from January 22nd to August 11th, 1947)
- Minister for Labor and Social security (by interim) of the government Paul Ramadier (1) (from May 4th to 9th 1947)
- Minister of Industry and Trade of the government Paul Ramadier (1) (from August 11th to October 22nd, 1947)
- Minister of Industry and Trade of the Government Paul Ramadier (2) (from October 22nd to November 24th, 1947)
- Minister of Industry and Trade of the Government Robert Schuman (1) (from November 24th, 1947 to July 26th, 1948)
- Minister of Industry and Trade of the Government Andre Marie (from July 26th to September 5th, 1948)
- Minister of Industry and Trade of the Government Robert Schuman (2) (from September 5th to 11th 1948)
- Minister of Industry and of Trade of the Gouvernement Henri Queuille (1) (from September 11th, 1948 to October 28th, 1949)
- Minister of Industry and Trade of the Gouvernement Georges Bidault (2) (from October 29th, 1949 to February 7th, 1950)
- Ministre for the Economic affairs and financial of the Gouvernement Guy Mollet (of 1st at February 9th, 1956)
- Minister resident in Algeria of the Guy Mollet government (from February 9th, 1956 to June 13rd, 1957)
- Ministre of Algeria of the Gouvernement Maurice Bourges-Maunoury (from June 13rd to November 6th, 1957)
- Ministre of Algeria of the Gouvernement Felix Gaillard (from November 6th, 1957 to May 14th, 1958)
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