Georges Fillioud

Georges Fillioud (7 July 1929 – 15 September 2011) was a French politician. He was a member of the French government in charge of mass media from 1981 to 1986, under former President François Mitterrand.[1][2][3]


Georges Filloud was born on 7 July 1929, in Lyon, France.[1][2] In the 1960s, he worked for Europe 1.[1] He served as Minister (or State Secretary) of Communication from 1981 to 1986.[1] In this capacity, he made it possible for radio and television channels to be privately owned, leading to the creation of Canal +.[1][2][3] From 1990 to 1994, he served as the Director of the Institut national de l'audiovisuel.[1] He died on 15 September 2011.[1][2]


  • Mémoires des deux rives : Entre médias et pouvoir (2008)


  1. 'Mort de Georges Fillioud, ancien ministre de Mitterrand', in Le Monde, 15/09/2011
  2. 'Mort de Georges Fillioud', in Libération, 15/09/2011
  3. 'Décès de Georges Fillioud', in Le Point, 15/09/2011

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