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A Jean Monnet chronology origins of the European Union in the life of a founder, 1888 to 1950 by Clifford P. Hackett

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Published by Jean Monnet Council in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Monnet, Jean, -- 1888-,
  • European Union -- History.,
  • Statesmen -- Europe -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementClifford P. Hackett.
LC ClassificationsD413.M56 H33 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination294 p. :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22670745M
ISBN 109780964254121, 9780964254138
LC Control Number2007035576

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Get this from a library! A Jean Monnet chronology: origins of the European Union in the life of a founder, to [Clifford P Hackett]. Jean Monnet Activities are designed to promote excellence in teaching and research in the field of European Union studies worldwide. The activities also foster the dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers, in particular with the aim of enhancing governance of EU policies. Jean Monnet, (born Nov. 9, , Cognac, France—died Ma , Houjarray), French political economist and diplomat who initiated comprehensive economic planning in western Europe after World War France he was responsible for the successful plan designed to rebuild and modernize that nation’s crumbled economy.. During World War I Monnet was the French representative on the Inter. Jean Monnet, né le 9 novembre à Cognac et mort le 16 mars à Houjarray (Bazoches-sur-Guyonne), est un fonctionnaire international français, banquier international, promoteur de l'atlantisme et du est considéré comme l'un des «pères de l'Europe». Après avoir été, dès sa création en , l'un des principaux promoteurs de la Société des Nations dont.

Jean Omer Marie Gabriel Monnet was a French political economist and diplomat who is regarded as the founding father of the European Union. This biography profiles his .   Jean Monnet's memoirs cover a breath-taking sweep of time which witnessed some of history's greatest upheavals - through two World Wars and formidable economic hardship to slow, painstaking recovery and the founding of a new and necessary political unity among states which had been enemies for centuries/5(2). Jean Monnet was born on 9 November in Cognac, France, into a family of cognac merchants. At the age of sixteen, after passing only the first pat of his university-entrance examinations, he abandoned his formal education and moved to London. My first boss told me about Jean Monnet and his European Iron and Steel idea back in the late 70's while working in Paris for a French client. A newly minted MBA and some travel to France circa exposed me to the initial rustlings of a burgeoning European community/5.

Jean Monnet's life was fascinating and is an example of how EU politicians end up creating such havoc. Having tried and failed to unite the French and British Empires in (as a last resort before complete French capitualation to the Nazis), Monnet was then sent to America by Churchill as part of the British Supply Council to try to expedite /5(3). The great Frenchman Jean Monnet (–) must count as one of the most influential public figures of the twentieth century. Without Monnet’s initiative in in getting the French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman to propose the Monnet-designed ‘Schuman Plan’ for pooling Western Europe’s coal and steel resources, it is unlikely that the European Union of today would have come into. When, in , the European Council declared Jean Monnet ""Honorary Citizen of Europe,"" it was the symbolic denouement of a career that had reached its climax with the creation of the European Economic Community. Monnet was well situated by birth for the role he would play in history; as the eldest son of a brandy-making family in Cognac, he was oriented very early toward international trade. The University of Miami, in a partnership with Florida International University under the rubric of the Miami-Florida European Union Center (MFEUCE), has been home to the European Union Center of Excellence since The Miami-Florida EU Center is one of the ten universities in the United States awarded by the European Commission as Centers of Excellence.