Jean de Broglie

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Prince Jean Marie François Ferdinand de Broglie (21 June 1921 – 24 December 1976) was a French politician and President of the National Assembly in 1959.


Jean de Broglie was born in Paris on 21 June 1921. He was the first son of Prince Eugene Marie Amédée de Broglie (1891–1957), grandson of Prince François Marie Albert de Broglie (1851–1939), and greatgrandson of Albert de Broglie, 4th duc de Broglie. The mother of the latter, Albertine de Staël-Holstein (1797–1838), was the daughter of Germaine de Staël and, reputedly, Benjamin Constant.

Personal life[edit]


Jean de Broglie married Micheline Segard (1925–1997) and they had three sons.



Jean de Broglie held several top positions in the government of France.

  • President of the Assembly National 1959
  • Negotiator of the Évian Accords.
  • Secrétaire d'État chargé de la Fonction publique (April to November 1962)
  • Secrétaire d'État aux Affaires algériennes (1962–1966)
  • Secrétaire d'État aux Affaires étrangères (1966–1967)
  • deputee de L'Eure


He was assassinated on 24 December 1976 while coming out of the house of Pierre de Varga. His financial advisor, Varga was quickly arrested; in 1981, he was sentenced to ten years imprisonment for complicity in the assassination.[1]


  1. ^ Johnson, Douglas (13 July 1995). "Obituary: Pierre de Varga". Independent. Retrieved 22 September 2018.