Jean-Pierre Chevènement

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Jean-Pierre Chevènement
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Minister of the Interior
In office
4 June 1997 – 29 August 2000
Prime MinisterLionel Jospin
Preceded byJean-Louis Debré
Succeeded byDaniel Vaillant
Minister of Defence
In office
12 May 1988 – 29 January 1991
Prime MinisterMichel Rocard
Preceded byAndré Giraud
Succeeded byPierre Joxe
Ministry of National Education
In office
17 July 1984 – 20 March 1986
Prime MinisterLaurent Fabius
Preceded byAlain Savary
Succeeded byRené Monory
Minister of Research and of Industry
In office
22 May 1981 – 23 March 1983
Prime MinisterPierre Mauroy
Preceded byPierre Aigrain
Succeeded byLaurent Fabius
Personal details
Born (1939-03-09) 9 March 1939 (age 82)
Belfort, Territoire de Belfort
Political partySFIO (1964-1969)
Socialist Party (1969-1993)
Citizens' Movement (1993-2002)
Republican Pole (2002-2003)
Citizen and Republican Movement (2003-2015)
Spouse(s)Nisa Chevènement
ChildrenRaphaël and Jean-Christophe
Alma materSciences Po
École nationale d'administration
Website[1]

Jean-Pierre Chevènement (French: [ʒɑ̃ pjɛʁ ʃəvɛnmɑ̃]; born 9 March 1939[1]) is a French politician. He was a minister in the 1980s and 1990s. He is best known for his candidacy in the 2002 French presidential election.

He was mayor of Belfort. He was elected to the Senate for the Territoire de Belfort in 2008. He is a co-founder of the PS and founder of the Republican and Citizen Movement (MRC).

References[change | change source]

  1. List of Senators re-elected in 2008 (PDF file), Senate website (in French).