Louis de Guiringaud

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Louis de Guiringaud
French Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Prime Minister Raymond Barre
Preceded by Jean Sauvagnargues
Succeeded by Jean François-Poncet
Personal details
Born (1911-10-12)12 October 1911
Limoges, France
Died 15 April 1982(1982-04-15) (aged 70)
Paris, France
Nationality  France

Louis de Guiringaud (12 October 1911, Limoges – 15 April 1982, Paris) 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. 1.0 1.1 Associated Press (16 April 1982). "LOUIS DE GUIRINGAUD, 71, FOREIGN MINISTER OF FRANCE IN 1970'S". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 January 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Political offices
Preceded by
Jean Sauvagnargues
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Jean François-Poncet