Billères, René

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Billères, René Gender: M
Sylvain Edouard René Billères
born on 29 August 1910 at 13:45 (= 1:45 PM )
Place Ger, France, 43n0319, 0w0219
Timezone LST m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°19' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 00°47 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 10°13'


French politician.

Billères served as a Radical deputy for the Hautes-Pyrénées from 1946 till 1973 and Senator for the same department from 1973 till 1983. He served as Minister of National Education in numerous Fourth Republic governments (Guy Mollet, Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury and Félix Gaillard). As Minister of National Education, he extended the years of compulsory schooling and played an instrumental role in increasing the ministry's budget.

As President of the Radical Party from 1965 to 1969, he played an important role in the Federation of the Democratic and Socialist Left.

He died on 2 October 2004 in Lourdes, Hautes-Pyrénées, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'politique a-f' pdf file, p. 144, also 'b' pdf file, p. 190.


  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Radical Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office