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  • Paris, France
    Thursday May 30, 1968
    Charles de Gaulle

    Pompidou persuaded De Gaulle to dissolve parliament

    Paris, France
    Thursday May 30, 1968

    On 30 May, Pompidou persuaded him to dissolve parliament (in which the government had all but lost its majority in the March 1967 elections) and hold new elections instead.




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