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Jean CHARBONNEL

Jean CHARBONNEL, French Deputy.

Background

  • CHARBONNEL, Jean was born on April 22, 1927 in La Fere, Aisne, France. Parents: Paul Charbonnel and Jeanne Carbonnel (née Boyer).

  • Education

    • Henri IV High School. Paris; Louis-le-Grand High School, Paris. Faculty of Letters, Paris.

      Ecole Normale Supérieure (grande école for training of teachers), agrégation in history (highest competitive examination for teachers). National School of Administration, 1953-1955.

    Career

    • Commissioner of Audit, Cour des Comptes, 1956. Technical adviser, office of Bernard Chenot, Minister of Public Health, then Minister of Justice, 1959-1962. Reporting auditor, Cour des Comptes, 1962.

      Deputy, Union for the New Republic, for Corrèze, 2nd constituency. Brive, 1962-1966; Departmental Councillor for Brive-Nord, 1964, re-elected 1970 and 1976. Mayor of Brive, since 1966.

      Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, responsible for Co-operation, 1966-1967. Member of national secretariat of UNR - Democratic Union, 1967-1968. Deputy Secretary-General of Democrats for the Republic, 1968-1971.

      Chairman and Managing Director, 1968-1972, then Honorary Chairman of Company for Economic Development of Centre and Centre-Ouest (Sodecco). Deputy for Brive, 1968-1972. Chairman of Finance Commission, National Assembly, 1971-1972.

      Minister of Industrial and Scientific Development, 1972-1974. Deputy for Brive, 1973. Rejoined Cour des Comptes, 1974.

      Chairman of Progressive Republican Federation. 1976; general delegate of Rally for the Republic, 1980-1981. Chief Counsellor, Cour des Comptes, 1983.

      Departmental Councillor for Corrèze, Brive-Centre canton, 1982-1988. Deputy Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) for Corrèze, 1986, re-elected 1988. Vice-Chairman of France-Algeria Group, 1987.

      Research attaché, National Centre for Scientific Research, 1951. Senior lecturer, Institute of Political Studies, Paris, since 1957.

    Works

    • Radioscopie des oppositions, 1973. L’Aventure de la fidelité, 1976. Comment peut-on être opposant?, 1983.

      Le Gaullisme aujourd'hui, 1985. Politiques et chrétiens. Edmond Michelet, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic

    Membership

    Clubs: Chairman, New Frontier Club, since 1972. Chairman, Convention for the Defence of the 5th Republic, since 1985.

    Connections

    • Spouse Marielle Bal, 1965. Children: Anne, Sophie, Pierre, Martial.
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