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Dominique Gaston Strauss-Kahn Edit Profile

also known as Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn

Government official , international banking official

Dominique Gaston STRAUSS-KAHN, Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade.


STRAUSS-KAHN, Dominique Gaston was born on April 25, 1949 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Seine, France. Parents: Gilbert Strauss-Kahn and Jacqueline Strauss-Kahn (née Fellus).


Lycée de Monaco; Lycée Carnot, Paris. University of Paris XNantcrre. Diploma from School of Commercial Studies.

Bachelor of Law; Diploma from Institute of Political Studies, Paris. Diploma from Paris University Institute of Statistics. Doctor of Economic Sciences.

Qualified teacher of economic sciences.


Head of financing service of General Committee of Planning, 1982-1984. Assistant Commissioner of Plan, 198486. Elected socialist Deputy for Val d’Oise, 1986, re-elected 1988.

Member of management committee of Socialist Party. since 1983. National Secretary of Socialist Party, since 1984. Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade.

Senior lecturer at the University of Nancy II, 1977-1980. Scientific adviser of the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) 1978-1980. Director of Cerepi (research team of the National Centre of scientific research, since 1980.

Lecturer at the University of Paris X-Nanterre, 1981.


  • Other Work

    • La Richesse des Français (in collaboration) 1977. Économie de la famille et Accumulation partrimoniale, 1977. L’Épargne et la Retraite (in collaboration), 1982.


  • Other Interests

    Piano, cinema, computers, ski-ing, rugby.


Spouse Brigitte Guillemette. Children: Vanessa, Marine, Laurin, Camille, (Matthieu, from wife's previous marriage).