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Directors of the BIPM since 1875

Since 1875 there have been thirteen Directors of the BIPM. They are listed below in reverse chronological order:

BIPM directorship
M.J.T. Milton (United Kingdom)
2013–       
M. Kühne (Germany)
2011–2012
A.J. Wallard CBE (United Kingdom), Emeritus Director
2004–2010
T.J. Quinn CBE FRS (United Kingdom), Emeritus Director
1988-2003
P. Giacomo (France)
1978-1988
J. Terrien (France)
1962-1977
C. Volet (Switzerland)
1951-1961
A. Pérard (France)
1936-1951
C.-E. Guillaume (Switzerland)
1915-1936
J.-R. Benoît (France)
1889-1915
O.-J. Broch (Norway)
1879-1889
J. Pernet (Switzerland) – ad interim Director
1877-1879
G. Govi (Italy)
1875-1877


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