Viviane Reding

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Viviane Reding
Viviane Reding (Martin Rulsch) 01.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2014 – 1 September 2018
ConstituencyLuxembourg
European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
In office
9 February 2010 – 1 July 2014
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Preceded byJacques Barrot (Justice, Freedom and Security)
Succeeded byJohannes Hahn (Acting)
European Commissioner for Information Society and Media
In office
22 November 2004 – 9 February 2010
PresidentJosé Manuel Barroso
Preceded byJán Figeľ
Olli Rehn (Enterprise and Information Society)
Succeeded byNeelie Kroes (Digital Agenda)
European Commissioner for Education and Culture
In office
13 September 1999 – 21 November 2004
Served with Dalia Grybauskaitė
PresidentRomano Prodi
Preceded byMarcelino Oreja (Culture)
Succeeded byJán Figeľ (Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism)
Personal details
Born
Viviane Adélaïde Reding

(1951-04-27) 27 April 1951 (age 71)
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Political party Luxembourgish
Christian Social People's Party
 EU
European People's Party
Spouse(s)Dimitri Zois (divorced)
Children3
Alma materUniversity of Paris

Viviane Adélaïde Reding (born 27 April 1951) is a Luxembourgish politician. She was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Luxembourg. She is a member of the Christian Social People's Party.

She was European Commissioner for Education and Culture from 1999 to 2004, European Commissioner for Information Society and Media from 2004 to 2010 and European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship from 2010 to 2014.

On 27 November 2009, she was elevated in the "Barroso II Commission" to Vice-President responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Barroso gets new EU Commission team", BBC News, 25 November 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2009.
  2. "Barroso II: 13 EPP Commissioners receive key portfolios"[permanent dead link], European People's Party, 27 November 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2009.