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Jean Taittinger
Minister of Justice
In office
5 April 1973 – 28 May 1974
PresidentGeorges Pompidou
Prime MinisterPierre Messmer
Preceded byRené Pleven
Succeeded byJean Lecanuet
Mayor of Reims
In office
Personal details
Born(1923-01-25)25 January 1923
Paris, France
Died23 September 2012(2012-09-23) (aged 89)
Épalinges, Switzerland
RelationsPierre-Christian Taittinger (half-brother)
ParentsPierre Taittinger
EducationCollège Stanislas

Jean Taittinger (25 January 1923 – 23 September 2012[1]) was a French politician and member of the champagne producing Taittinger family.

Political career

Taittinger was Minister of Budget between 7 January 1971 and 5 April 1973. He also was Minister of Justice between 5 April 1973 and 28 May 1974.

Taittinger held the position of Mayor of Reims for 18 years, leaving the position in 1977.[2]

Taittinger family business

He was the son of politician and businessman Pierre Taittinger.[3]


  1. ^ Archived from the original on 2013-01-18. Missing or empty |title=
  2. ^ "FRANCE: The Left at City Hall". Time Magazine. 28 November 1977. Retrieved 26 August 2009.
  3. ^ Campbell, Matthew (25 September 2005). "French tax exiles get to like boring Belgium". London: Times Online. Retrieved 26 August 2009.

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