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politician , member of parliament in France

Christian Blanc, French airline company executive. Decorated chevalier Légion d'honneur, l'Ordre National du Mérite, officier l'Ordre National du Mérite; named Aerospace Laureate in commercial air transport Aviation Week & Space Technology, 1996.


Blanc, Christian was born on May 17, 1942 in Talence, Gironde, France. Son of Marcel and Encarna (Miranda) Blanc.


Diploma, l'Institute d'etudes politique, Bordeaux, France.


Blanc was elected to the National Assembly to represent the third district of Yvelines on 15 December 2002, replacing Anne-Marie Idrac, who had stood down to on nomination to become president of the RATP. On March 16, 2008, he failed in the French local elections to become the mayor of Le Chesnay, a wealthy west suburb of Paris. Two days later, he was appointed Secretary of State of Région Capitale ("Greater Paris"), a new position in the French Government of François Fillon. In June 2010, he is a part of the ministers involved in a series of scandals related to their expenses deemed lavish by the medias.

The Canard Enchaîné revealed first that his tax position is subject to scrutiny by the tax, so usually the fiscal situation of Ministers is be reviewed and corrected if necessary, upon taking office. Shortly after, he was criticized for making purchase in the budget of his department for €12,000 cigars in ten months, it was finally resolved, at the direction of François Fillon, to be repaid in full. He announced his resignation from the government July 4, 2010.

Governmental functions\r\nSecretary of State for the Development of the Capital Region: 2008-2010 (Resignation on 4 July 2010). Electoral mandates\r\nNational Assembly of France\r\nElected in 2002, reelected in 2007. Municipal Council\r\nMunicipal councillor of Le Chesnay : since 2008.


He was a member of the Saint-Simon Foundation think-tank. He was a member of the UDF, and a supporter of the presidential candidacy of Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2007 presidential election and then member of the new Nouveau Centre. Member of the National Assembly of France for Yvelines : 2002-2008 (Became secretary of State in 2008) / And since 2010.


Married Asa Birgitta Hagglund, October 3, 1973. Children: Anna, Elise.

Marcel Blanc

Encarna (Miranda) Blanc

Asa Birgitta Hagglund

Elise Blanc

Anna Blanc