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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.
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Pompidou

(French pɔ̃pidu)
n
(Biography) Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1911–74, French statesman; president of France (1969–74)
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Dubai: The Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad inaugurated a new elementary campus for the Georges Pompidou French International School at Dubai Academic City yesterday.
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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.