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Presidents of the CIPM since 1875

Presidents of the CIPM:

Since 1875 there have been fifteen Presidents of the CIPM. They are listed below in reverse chronological order.

Note that although members of the CIPM are elected as individuals, rather than representatives of Member States, the nationalities of the Presidents are indicated here for information.

CIPM presidency
B. Inglis (Australia)
2010–       
E.O. Göbel (Germany)
2004–2010
J. Kovalevsky (France)
1997–2004
D. Kind (Germany)
1984–1997
J.V. Dunworth (United Kingdom)
1976-1984
J.M. Otero (Spain)
1968-1976
L.E. Howlett (Canada)
1964-1968
R. Vieweg (Germany)
1960-1964
A. Danjon (France)
1954-1960
J.E. Sears (United Kingdom)
1946-1954
P. Zeeman (Netherlands)
1940-1943
V. Volterra (Italy)
1921-1940
R. Gautier (Switzerland)
1920-1921
W. Fœrster (Germany)
1891-1920
C. Ibañez de Ibero (Spain)
1875-1891