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Rachida Dati

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Rachida Dati
Dati in 2016
Minister of Culture
Assumed office
11 January 2024
Prime MinisterGabriel Attal
Preceded byRima Abdul Malak
Member of the European Parliament
In office
14 July 2009 – 1 July 2019
Minister of Justice
In office
18 May 2007 – 23 June 2009
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Preceded byPascal Clément
Succeeded byMichèle Alliot-Marie
Mayor of the 7th arrondissement of Paris
Assumed office
29 March 2008
Preceded byMichel Dumont
Councillor of Paris
Assumed office
21 March 2008
Constituency7th arrondissement
Personal details
Born (1965-11-27) 27 November 1965 (age 58)
Saint-Rémy, France
  • France
  • Morocco
Political partyThe Republicans (2015–2024)
Other political
Union for a Popular Movement (2006–2015)
(m. 1992; ann. 1995)
EducationUniversity of Burgundy (MAEs)
Panthéon-Assas University (LLB)

Rachida Dati (French pronunciation: ​[ʁaʃida dati]; born 27 November 1965) is a French politician and former judge. She has been the Minister of Culture since 2024. Dati was Minister of Justice from 2007 to 2009 under President Nicolas Sarkozy.

She was a member of The Republicans (LR) until 2024. She was also a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2009 to 2019, representing Île-de-France.

She unsuccessfully ran for Mayor of Paris against the incumbent Anne Hidalgo in 2020.

References[change | change source]

  1. FRANCE - MAROC. Un juge marocain contre Rachida Dati, www.courrierinternational.com, 3 October 2012.