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French government official

Michèle Alliot-Marie, French government official. Achievements include being first French women to hold position of Minister of Defense, and therefore control the nation's military. Named one of Most Powerful Women, Forbes magazine, 2005-2007.

Background

Alliot-Marie, Michèle was born on September 10, 1946 in Villeneuve-le-Roi, France. Daughter of Bernard Marie.

Education

Master in Ethnology, Paris-I University. Juris Doctor, Paris-I University, 1968.

Career

Member municipal council Ciboure, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 1983—1988, Biarritz, 1989—1992, member general council, 1994. Minister state Government of France, 1986—1988, since 2010. Rassemblement pour Republique representative National Assembly, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 1986, rassemblement pour republique, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2002.

Member of the European Parliament European Parliament, 1989—1992. Minister youth and sport Government of France, 1993—1995. Mayor St. Jean-de-Luz, since 1995.

Minister defense Government of France, 2002—2007, minister interior, 2007—2009, minister justice, 2009—2010, minister foreign & European affairs, since 2010. National secretary civil service Rassemblement pour la Republic, 1981, deputy secretary-general foreign affairs, 91, ex-officio member political committee, since 1998, president, 1999—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being first French women to hold position of Minister of Defense, and therefore control the nation's military.

Connections

Life partner Patrick Ollier.

father:
Bernard Marie Alliot-Marie