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Key People

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UNITED KINGDOM

Monarch

Queen Elizabeth 2 – 6 February 1962 to Present

Prime Ministers

Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative) – 7 April 1955 to 10 January 1957

Harold Macmillan (Conservative) – 10 January 1957 to 19 October 1963

Sir Alec Douglas-Home (Conservative) – 19 October 1963 to 16 October 1964

Harold Wilson (Labour) – 16 October 1964 to 19 June 1970

Edward Heath (Conservative) – 19 June 1970 to 4 March 1974

Harold Wilson (Labour) – 4 March 1974 to 5 April 1976

James Callaghan (Labour) – 5 April 1976 to 4 May 1979

Margaret Thatcher (Conservative) – 4 May 1979 to 28 November 1990

John Major (Conservative) – 28 November 1990 to 4 May 1997

Tony Blair (Labour) – 4 May 1997 to 27 June 2007

Gordon Brown (Labour) – 27 June 2007 to 11 May 2010

David Cameron (Conservative with Liberal Democrat coalition) – 11 May 2010 to Present

Ministers

Tony Benn – Technology Minister under Harold Wilson

British Aircraft Corporation

George Edwards, Executive Director

Rolls Royce

Pilots and Crew

Brian Trubshaw – Chief test pilot, UK, Concorde 002, second person to fly Concorde

 

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FRANCE

Presidents

Rene Coty (Republican) – 16 February 1954 to 8 January 1959

Charles de Gaulle (Gaullist) – 8 January 1959 to 28 April 1969

Alain Poher (Centrist; interim) – 28 April 1969 to 20 June 1969

Georges Pompidou – 20 June 1969 to 2 April 1974

Alain Poher (Centrist; interim) – 2 April 1969 to 27 May 1974

Valery Giscard d’Estaing (Gaullist) – 27 May 1974 to 21 May 1981

Francois Mitterrand (Socialist) – 21 May 1981 to 17 May 1995

Jacques Chirac (Gaullist) – 17 May 1995 to 16 May 2007

Nicolas Sarkozy (Gaullist) – 16 May 2007 to 15 May 2012

Francois Hollande (Socialist) – 15 May 2012 to Present

Aerospatiale/Sud-Aviation

Andre Turcat – Chief test pilot, France, Concorde 001, first person to fly Concorde

 

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