Bachelor of Laws, University Paris, 1947. Degree in Chinese and Vietnamese, School Oriental Languages, Paris, 1949.
Attache French Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1951-1952, Taipei, Taiwan, 1953-1956. Cultural attache Genera Delegation, Hanoi, Vietnam, 1956-1957. With Asian desk French Ministry Foreign Affairs, Paris, 1958-1959, 62-63, deputy director, 1970-1976.
2d. secretary French Embassy, Tokyo, 1959-1962, 1st secretary Washington, 1963-1967, 2d counsellor Beijing, 1967-1970. Ambassador to Laos, 1976-1978, Kenya, 1980-1984, Pakistant, 1984-1987, Australia, since 1988.
With French Fighting Forces, 1943-1945.
Son of Paul and Madeleine (Gallice), D. Married Marguerite Majorel, April 26, 1939. Children: Bernard, Isabelle, Lorraine.