Bernard Cazeneuve

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Bernard Cazeneuve
119th Prime Minister of France
In office
6 December 2016 – 10 May 2017
PresidentFrançois Hollande
Preceded byManuel Valls
Succeeded byÉdouard Philippe
Minister of the Interior
In office
2 April 2014 – 6 December 2016
Prime MinisterManuel Valls
Preceded byManuel Valls
Succeeded byBruno Le Roux
Minister of State for the Budget
In office
19 March 2013 – 2 April 2014
Prime MinisterJean-Marc Ayrault
Preceded byJérôme Cahuzac
Succeeded byChristian Eckert
Minister of State for European Affairs
In office
16 May 2012 – 19 March 2013
Prime MinisterJean-Marc Ayrault
Preceded byJean Leonetti
Succeeded byThierry Repentin
Mayor of Cherbourg-Octeville
In office
Preceded byJean-Pierre Godefroy
Succeeded byJean-Michel Houllegate
Member of the National Assembly
for Manche's 5th constituency
In office
20 June 2007 – 16 June 2012
Preceded byJean Lemière
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
In office
12 June 1997 – 18 June 2002
Preceded byYves Bonnet
Succeeded byJean Lemière
Personal details
Born (1963-06-02) 2 June 1963 (age 60)
Senlis, France
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materInstitut d'études politiques de Bordeaux

Bernard Cazeneuve (born 2 June 1963) is a French Socialist politician. He was Prime Minister of France from December 2016 to May 2017. He was born in Senlis, Oise.

Career[change | change source]

In 2012, he was appointed Minister of State for European Affairs and in 2013 was named Minister of State for the Budget in the second term of the Jean-Marc Ayrault government.

On 2 April 2014 he was appointed the 42nd Minister of the Interior in the Manuel Valls Government. On 6 December 2016, Cazeneuve was appointed Prime Minister after Valls resigned to concentrate on the upcoming presidential election.

Personal life[change | change source]

Cazeneuve has a wife, Véronique, and two children.[1] The couple divorced and remarried on August 12, 2015.

References[change | change source]

  1. Costey, Laure (September 17, 2015). "Bernard Cazeneuve, s'est remarié avec son ex-épouse". Gala. Retrieved December 6, 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

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