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Antoine Pinay

Antoine Pinay (December 31, 1891 - December 13, 1994) served as Premier of France from 1952 - 1955. One of France's most spirited leaders after World War II, Pinay is today remembered as the longest lived Head of State.

Pinay had served in the French Assembly for nearly fifteen years before being named Premier. He later served as Finance Minister in the cabinet of General Charles De Gaulle in 1958.



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