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Adrien Georges André ZELLER

politician

Adrien Georges ZELLER, French Member of the European Parliament, French Deputy.

Background

ZELLER, Adrien Georges André was born on April 2, 1940 in Saveme, Bas-Rhin, France. Parents: Henri Zeller and Antoinette Zeller (née Ries).

Education

Graduate of economic sciences. Agricultural engineer. Diploma from the European College, Bruges.

Diploma from International Centre of Advanced Studies in Mediterranean agronomics, economics. Spoken languages: French, German.

Career

Chief Administrator of the European Communities Commission. United Nations Consultant for problems of international economic integration. General Councillor of Saverne district, since 1973.

Mayor of Saveme, since 1977. Union for French Democracy (UDF) Deputy for Bas-Rhin (6th constituency, Saverne) 1973-1986, re-elected 1986, resigned and reelected 1988 (Centrist Union, UC). Secretary of State to Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, in charge of Social Security, 1986-1988. Regional government; Mayor, Saverne, since 1977. Member, French parliament (Assemblée Nationale). Bas-Rhin, Secretary of State for Social Security, 1986-1988.

Principal administrator European Community Commission. Member of the European Parliament, 1989-: Member, Social Affairs, Employment and the Working Environment Committee, 1989. Vice Chairman, Rules of Procedure, Verification of Credentials and Immunities Committee, since 1989.

Substitute, Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development Committee, since 1989. Agricultural engineer.

Works

  • L’Imbroglio agricole du Marché commun, 1970. La Politique autrement, 1978.

Religion

Catholic.

Politics

union pour la démocratie française (UDF, Union for French Democracy); Union Centriste (UC, Centrist Union)

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Social problems.

Connections

Spouse Florence Hugodot, 1978. Children: Henri, Catherine (from previous marriage), Judith, Clémence.