Pierre Cathala

Pierre Cathala

Pierre Cathala in 1931
Born September 22, 1888
Montfort-sur-Meu, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
Died July 27, 1947
Paris, France
Education Lycée Saint-Louis
Occupation Politician
Spouse(s) Mathilde Henriette Lagrange
Children 2 sons, 1 daughter
Parent(s) Paul Cathala
Louise-Marie Pabot-Chatelard
Relatives Pierre-Félix Lagrange (father-in-law)

Pierre Cathala (1888 1947) was a French politician. He served as the French Minister of Finance from 1942 to 1944.

Early life

Pierre Cathala was born on September 22, 1888 in Montfort-sur-Meu, Britanny, France.[1] He was educated at the Lycée Saint-Louis, where he became friends with Pierre Laval.[2]


Cathala served as the French Minister of Finance from 1942 to 1944.[1]

Personal life

Cathala married Mathilde Henriette Lagrange.[1] They had two sons, François and Jean-Claude, and a daughter, Renée.[1]


Cathala died on July 27, 1947 in Paris, France.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 French Ministry of Economy and Finance
  2. Kupferman, Fred (2015). Pierre Laval (2nd ed.). Paris: Tallandier. pp. 5–25. ISBN 9782847342543 via Cairn.info. (registration required (help)).
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