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Pierre-Christian TAITTINGER


Pierre-Christian TAITTINGER, French Senator. Officer of the National Order of Merit; Grand officer of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany; Officer of the Aztec eagle (Mexico); Officer of Saint-Olav (Norway); Commander and officer of numerous other foreign orders.


TAITTINGER, Pierre-Christian was born on February 5, 1926 in Paris (5th) France. Parents: Pierre Taittinger and Anne-Marie Taittinger (née Mailly).


Stanislas College; Faculty of Law, Paris. Free school of political sciences. Law graduate.


Local Councillor of Paris, 1953-1971. Vice President, 1958, Pres, of the local Council of Paris, 1962-1963. Vice Pres, of the General Council of le Seine 1959-1960.

Union of Democrats for the Republic, (UDR) Senator of Paris, 1968-1976. Pres, of the France-Rumania senatorial friendship group, 1972-1976. Appointed by Minister of the Interior to study the reorganization of the region’s administrative structure and the status of Paris, 1974.

Vice Pres, of the Senate, 1974-1976. Vice Pres, of the Commission of Foreign Affairs, Defence and the Armed Forces of the Senate 1974-1976. Secretary of State Minister of State — Minister of the Interior, 1976.

State Secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1976-1977. Republican Independent Senator of Paris (then UREI) since 1977. Councillor of Paris since 1977.

Deputy Mayor of Paris. Member of the French delegation of United Nations Organization. On assignment for Minister at Foreign Affairs, 1978.

Vice Pres, of the French delegation at the exceptional meeting of the U.N.O (United Nations), 1978. Vice Pres, of the Senate. Pres, of the senate faction of defence of the rights of man.

Member of the High Council of patronage of Culture, since 1987. Lawyer to the Court of Appeal, 1947. Secretary of the conference of articles of the bar, Paris, 1952.


Clubs: President of Parisians of Paris. Member of Racing Club of France. Member of Polo Club of Paris.


  • Other Interests

    Music, football, tennis.


Spouse Marie-Louise Roux, 1966. Children: Valérie.