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Georges BESSE

French Georges BESSE

French businessman assassinated by the terrorist group Action directe.

Source :  Jean Francois CHARPENTIER

Born: on December 25, 1927 in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, France
Died: on November 17, 1986 in Paris, France


Georges Besse (25 December 1927, in Clermont-Ferrand, France – 17 November 1986, in Paris) was a French businessman who led several large state-controlled French companies during his lifetime. He was assassinated outside his home by the terrorist group Action directe. At the time of his death he was the CEO of French car manufacturer Renault.

AREVA operates the Georges Besse II uranium enrichment plant.

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