#EUArchives – Founding fathers of the European Union: Robert Schuman

#EUArchives – Founding fathers of the European Union: Robert Schuman


In taking upon herself for more than 20 years the role of champion of a united Europe, France has always had as her essential aim the service of peace. A united Europe was not achieved, and we had war. Europe will not be made all at once, or according to a single plan. It will be built through concrete achievements which first create a de facto solidarity. The French Government proposes that Franco-German production of coal and steel as a whole be placed under a common High Authority.

6 thoughts on “#EUArchives – Founding fathers of the European Union: Robert Schuman

  1. "Document intéressant. Mais la récente annexion de la Crimée par la Russie ne m'est-elle pas en avant la faiblesse de l'Europe devant des régimes totalitaires."

  2. Un film de 52' sur Robert Schuman et sa déclaration du 9 mai 1950 :
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8jLhQ7DSz0&

  3. While i think the EU becomes to large, this man did kept us in peace for many decades. Should get an Nobel price for his Shumanplan on coal and steel. A great European.

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