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 (pŏm′pĭ-do͞o′, pôN-pē-do͞o′), Georges Jean Raymond 1911-1974.
French politician who served as prime minister (1962-1968) and president (1969-1974), continuing the policies of Charles de Gaulle.

Pompidou

(French pɔ̃pidu)
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(Biography) Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1911–74, French statesman; president of France (1969–74)
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The world's most visited museum shied away from displaying a sculpture that some have labelled as too sexually explicit, but the nearby Pompidou Centre on Tuesday decided the world needed to decide for itself.
Speaking on Tuesday at a retrospective of his work at Paris' Pompidou Centre, Bradford-born Hockney said: "If you lose one sense, you gain other senses, and I feel I could see space clearer.
The International School of Choueifat, Dubai relied on captain Peter Khraish's brace for an exciting 3-2 win over defending champions Lycee Francais International George Pompidou, Dubai in the boys under-16 final, while Philadelphia Private School, Dubai defeated Lycee Francais International George Pompidou, Dubai 2-0 to win the boys under-14 title.
Le Corbusier: The Measures of Man (Scheidegger & Spiess) was created to accompany a retrospective celebrating Le Corbusier's early successes and lasting influences that was up at the Centre Pompidou earlier this year.
CENTRE POMPIDOU * September 30, 2015-February 15, 2016 * Curated by Catherine David * Visitors to the retrospective of Wifredo Lam at the Centre Pompidou will confront many things at once: an expanded geography of Surrealism, a bid for one painter's canonization as an exemplary "plural modernist" (a term the museum recently used to advertise a rehang of its collection), and a case for the centrality of African Creole cultures to the formation of "European" modernity.
So the arrival of Pompidou on our screens - Matt Lucas' latest attempt to extinguish the remnants of what public good still lingers from Little Britain - can only be the worst news possible for the well-being of my hopelessly mixed-up relative.
So the arrival of Pompidou on our screens - Matt Lucas' latest attempt to extinguish the remnants - of what public good still lingers from Little Britain - can only be the worst news - possible for the well-being of my hopelessly mixed-up relative.
Mathieu Flonneau, Pascal Geneste, Philippe Nivet and Emilie Willaert, Le grand dessein de Georges Pompidou [Georges Pompidou's Grand Design], Somogy-Association Georges Pompidou, Archives Nationales Paris (2010), 255 pp.
She went on to discuss her apparent transformation into a loyal political wife along the lines of the late French First Lady, Claude Pompidou.
Strasburg (France) - Morocco has become a new member of the Council of Europe's Pompidou Group for the fight against drugs, soaring the organ's member States to 36, announced on Monday the organization.
With works loaned by the Louvre and French museums, such as Musee d'Orsay and Centre Pompidou, Musee Guimet and Musee du Quai Branly, and works of art from its own developing collection, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will establish a distinctive dialogue among fine arts, decorative arts, and archaeological artefacts that have been created and collected all over the world, in a presentation that is unique to this museum and its setting.
In 1971, Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers were the surprise winners of a competition for the new Pompidou Centre in Paris; one of those epochal moments in architectural history that effectively gave birth to high-tech and kickstarted two stellar careers.