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Castex in July 2020
|Prime Minister of France|
|Assumed office |
3 July 2020
|Preceded by||Édouard Philippe|
|Mayor of Prades|
18 March 2008 – 3 July 2020
|Preceded by||Jean-François Denis|
|Succeeded by||Yves Delcor (Acting)|
|Born||25 June 1965|
|Political party||Union for a Popular Movement (until 2015)|
The Republicans (2015–2020)
LREM (since 2020)
|Alma mater||University of Toulouse 2|
École nationale d'administration
He was a member of The Republicans (LR). He was Mayor of Prades, a provincial town in Southern France, for twelve years until his appointment as Prime Minister. He was praised for his role in handling the Coronavirus crisis.
References[change | change source]
- Mallet, Victor. "Macron names Jean Castex as new French prime minister". www.ft.com. Financial Times.
- "French president names Jean Castex, who coordinated France's virus reopening strategy, as new prime minister". Associated Press. 3 July 2020.