Franck Riester

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Franck Riester
Franck Riester 2019 (cropped).jpg
Minister of Culture
Assumed office
16 October 2018
PresidentEmmanuel Macron
Prime MinisterÉdouard Philippe
Preceded byFrançoise Nyssen
Member of the National Assembly
for Seine-et-Marne's 5th constituency
In office
20 June 2007 – 16 November 2018
Preceded byGuy Drut
Succeeded byPatricia Lemoine
Mayor of Coulommiers
In office
2008–2017
Preceded byGuy Drut
Succeeded byGinette Motot
Personal details
Born (1974-01-03) 3 January 1974 (age 47)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyThe Republicans (until 2017)
Agir (2017–present)
Alma materISG Business School
ESSEC Business School

Franck Riester (born 3 January 1974) is a French politician. He is the current French Minister of Culture. He was a member of the National Assembly of France from 2007 to 2018. He represented the Seine-et-Marne department,[1] and is a former member of The Republicans, formerly known as the Union for a Popular Movement.

He founded and currently leads the Agir party.

In March 2020 during the coronavirus outbreak Riester tested positive for COVID-19.[2]

He is a homosexual.

References[change | change source]

  1. "LISTE DÉFINITIVE DES DÉPUTÉS ÉLUS À L'ISSUE DES DEUX TOURS" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
  2. "#Coronavirus : Franck Riester, le ministre de la Culture, testé positif mais "en forme" (cabinet)". Twitter. Agence France-Presse. Retrieved 9 March 2020.