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Jean-François Marie Michel Cordet, Vietnamese government official of Martinique. Decorated chevalier Ordre National Legion Honor.


Cordet, Jean-François Marie Michel was born on May 4, 1950 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Son of Francis and Jacqueline (Proisy) Cordet.


Master of Arts in Public Law, University Paris I. Diplome private law, University Paris II. Diplome in political science, University Paris IX.

Student, l'École National d'Administration, 1978.


Civil administrator Ministry of Interior, 1978. Agent Department Overseas Ters., 1978-1979, bureau head, general economy and planning, 1979, cabinet director to director political, administrative and finance affairs, 1979-1981, technical consultant to cabinet of secretary of state, 1981-1983, deputy cabinet director, 1988, Department Cooperation and Development, 1983-1984. Head Mission of Cooperation and Cultural Activities, Dakar, Senegal, 1984-1986.

Sub-prefect St.-Dizier, 1986-1988. Secretary-general Department Regional Affairs of Middle Pyrennes, 1988-1991. Sub-director prefectoral corps and civil administrators Ministry of Interior, 1991-1992.

Prefect of French Guyana, 1992-1994. Prefect of Martinique, 1995-1998. Prefect of l'Aisne, 1998—2000.

Prefect of Meurthe-et-Moselle, 2000—2004. Prefect of Seine Saint Denis, 2004.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing, sailing.


Married Marie-Hélène Ternisien. Children: Justine-Fiona, Ambre-Aurélie, Solène-Maèlis, Angelique Madinina.