Jean-Pierre Raffarin

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Jean-Pierre Raffarin
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Prime Minister of France
In office
6 May 2002 – 31 May 2005
PresidentJacques Chirac
Preceded byLionel Jospin
Succeeded byDominique de Villepin
Senator for Vienne
In office
18 September 2005 – 4 October 2017
In office
1 October 2004 – 1 November 2004
In office
21 September 1997 – 6 June 2002
In office
2 October 1995 – 31 October 1995
Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises, Commerce and Crafts
In office
18 May 1995 – 4 June 1997
Prime MinisterAlain Juppé
Preceded byAlain Madelin
Succeeded byMarylise Lebranchu
Member of the European Parliament
In office
25 July 1989 – 18 May 1995
ConstituencyFrance
President of the Regional Council of Poitou-Charentes
In office
19 December 1988 – 8 May 2002
Preceded byLouis Fruchard
Succeeded byÉlisabeth Morin
Personal details
Born (1948-08-03) 3 August 1948 (age 72)
Poitiers, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyDL (before 2002)
UMP (2002–2015)
LR (since 2015)
Spouse(s)
Anne-Marie Perrier (m. 1980)
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Paris II
ESCP Europe

Jean-Pierre Raffarin (French: [ʒɑ̃ pjɛʁ ʁa.fa.ʁɛ̃] (About this soundlisten); born 3 August 1948) is a French politician. He was Prime Minister of France from 6 May 2002 to 31 May 2005.

He was also Vice President of the Senate from 2011 to 2014.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tagliabue, John (7 May 2002). "Man in the News; A Leader to Lean On; Jean-Pierre Raffarin". New York Times. Retrieved 8 November 2010.