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Alain DEVAQUET

Alain DEVAQUET, French Deputy. Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

Background

  • DEVAQUET, Alain was born on October 4, 1942 in RaonI’Etape, Vosges, France. Parents: Jean Devaquet and Maria Devaquet (née Noèl).

  • Education

    • Teacher Training College, Nancy. Agrégation in science (highest competitive examination for teachers). Doctorate in science.

      Ecole Normale Supérieure, Saint-Cloud (grande école for training of teachers), 1962-1966.

    Career

    • On detachment to State Secretariat for Universities, 1976. Deputy for Paris, 9th constituency. 11th arrondissement, 1978-1981.

      Member of Finance Committee of National Assembly, 1979-1981. Secretary-General 1978-1979, scientific adviser, since 1979, of Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic). On detachment to Mayor of Paris, since 1979.

      Mayor of 11th arrondissement of Paris, since 1983. Regional Councillor for Ile-de-France, since 1983. Minister Delegate to Minister of Education, responsible for research and higher education, 1986.

      Deputy for Paris, since 1988. Trainee, junior researcher, then researcher. National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), 1966-1970.

      Researcher, Cornell University, United States, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1970-1973. Senior lecturer. University of Paris VI and Ecole Polytechnique, 1974. Professor, UniversityofParis VI, since 1976.

    Works

    • L’Amibe et l’étudiant, université et recherche: l’état d’urgence, 1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic

    Connections

    • Spouse Marie-Paule Carlier, 1967. Children: Marc, Jérôme.
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    Born October 4, 1942
    (age 75)
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