Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic
Secretary General of French Committee for panEuropean union, since 1966. Deputy, Seine-et-Marne (5th constituency: Fontainebleau), 1967, re-elected 1968, 1973, 1978, 1981, 1986, 1988. President of the group responsible for the study of administrative reform of the National Assembly.
Vice-President of Foreign Affairs Commission of the National Assembly, 1970-1972. Member of the National Assembly of French-speaking Parliamentarians, 1974-1981. Member of French delegation to United Nations, 1975-1978.
National delegate for overseas territories, 1979-1986. Vice-President of Regional Council of Ile-de-France, 1981, re-elected 1986 and 1992. National delegate of Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) for regional affairs, 1986-1988.
Archaeological exploration Egypt 1952-1953. Training period in Germany, 1953-1954. Training period in the United States, 1954-1955.
Teacher at Lille School, 1956. Editor, Grande-Encyclopédie Larousse, 1956. Research assistant at National Centre of Scientific Research, 1958.
Assistant lecturer, University of Paris, Faculty of Arts, 1964. Senior lecturer, University of Rouen, Faculty of Arts, 1966-1967. Member of supervisory board of Librairie Larousse, since 1972, member of administrative council of Librairie Larousse, since 1984.