Bertrand Delanoë (French: [bɛʁ.tʁɑ̃ də.la.no.e] (listen); born 30 May 1950) is a retired French politician. He was Mayor of Paris from 25 March 2001 to 5 April 2014. He is a member of the Socialist Party. He was born in Tunis, French Tunisia.
Delanoë was stabbed on 5 October 2002 during the Nuit Blanche, a night of festivities in Paris. Before being taken to hospital, Delanoë ordered that the festivities continue. Delanoë's wound was not life-threatening and he left the hospital after about two weeks.
References[change | change source]
- Burke, Jason (6 January 2008). "Definitively a mayor à la mode". The Observer. London. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
- Rapp, Linda (13 August 2007). "Delanoë, Bertrand". glbtq.com. Archived from the original on 11 October 2007.
- Steyn, Mark (2006). America Alone. pp. 120–121.
- City Mayors: Bertrand Delanoe – Mayor of Paris
- "Psychiatric tests for anti-gay attacker". BBC News. 7 October 2002. Retrieved 26 April 2010.
Other websites[change | change source]
- (in French) Bertrand Delanoë's web site
- (in French) Paris and beaches[permanent dead link]
- The Mayor of Paris, from www.paris.fr
- BBC report on stabbing
- CityMayors.com profile
- (in French) Poll of Parisians on Delanoë, January 2006