Delors, Jacques (1925 - )

Jacques Delors (Photo: EU Commission)

Delors, Jacques (1925 - )

A strong EU Commission President from 1985 to 1994. French Finance Minister from 1981 to 1985.

He chaired a working group on monetary union and is seen as one of the fathers of the single currency because of his responsibility for the so-called Delors Report in 1989.

Headed the Economic and Monetary Committee in the EU Parliament from 1979-81.

Delors now leads the "Notre Europe" think-tank in Paris, which is financed by EU money to promote further integration. 

The building of the European Economic and Social Committee in rue Belliard in Brussels is named after Delors



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