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Louis de Guiringaud

Louis de Guiringaud
French Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
27 August 1976 – 29 November 1978
PresidentValéry Giscard d'Estaing
Prime MinisterRaymond Barre
Preceded byJean Sauvagnargues
Succeeded byJean François-Poncet
Personal details
Born(1911-10-12)12 October 1911
Limoges, France
Died15 April 1982(1982-04-15) (aged 70)
Paris, France
Nationality France

Louis de Guiringaud (12 October 1911 – 15 April 1982) was a French politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Raymond Barre between 1976 and 1978.[1] Previous to his appointment as a French Minister, Guiringuaud served as France's permanent representative to the UN from 1972 to 1976, also presiding as a member of the United Nations Security Council.

Guiringaud shot himself on 15 April 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b Associated Press (16 April 1982). "LOUIS DE GUIRINGAUD, 71, FOREIGN MINISTER OF FRANCE IN 1970'S". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
Political offices
Preceded by
Jean Sauvagnargues
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Jean François-Poncet