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Pierre Mauroy
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Prime Minister of France
In office
22 May 1981 – 17 July 1984
President François Mitterrand
Preceded by Raymond Barre
Succeeded by Laurent Fabius
Mayor of Lille
In office
8 January 1973 – 25 March 2001
Preceded by Augustin Laurent
Succeeded by Martine Aubry
First Secretary of the French Socialist Party
In office
1988–1991
Preceded by Lionel Jospin
Succeeded by Laurent Fabius
President of the Socialist International
In office
1992–1999
Preceded by Willy Brandt
Succeeded by António Guterres
Senator from Nord
In office
2 October 1992 – 30 September 2011
Personal details
Born (1928-07-05)5 July 1928
Cartignies, Nord, France
Died 7 June 2013(2013-06-07) (aged 84)
Paris, France
Political party Socialist
Spouse(s)
Gilberte Deboudt (m. 1951–2013)
(his death)
Children son
Alma mater École Normale Nationale d'Apprentissage,
Institut d'études politiques de Paris
Occupation Educator
civil servant

Pierre Mauroy (5 July 1928 – 7 June 2013) was a French Socialist Party politician who was Prime Minister of France from 1981 to 1984 under President François Mitterrand. Mauroy also served as Mayor of Lille from 1973 to 2001. At the time of his death Mauroy was the emeritus mayor of the city of Lille.

Mauroy was born on 5 July 1928 in Cartignies, Nord, France. He studied at École Normale Nationale d'Apprentissage and at the Institut d'études politiques de Paris. Mauroy was married to Gilberte Deboudt from 1951 until his death in 2013. They had one son. Mauroy died on 7 June 2013 in Paris, France from lung cancer, aged 84.



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