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Pierre Mauroy

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Pierre Mauroy, French mayor, political party worker, association executive, former government official. Decorated Grand-croix, Ordre National du Mérite (France); Grand cordon de l'ordre (Tunisia). President regional council Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 1974; president National Federation Léo Lagrange youth centres, 1972-1981, honorary president, since 1981.


MAUROY, Pierre was born on July 5, 1928 in Cartignies, Nord, France. Parents: Henri Mauroy and Adrienne Mauroy (née Bronne).


Graduate, Lycée de Cambrai, Ecole normale nationale d'apprentissage, Cachan.


National Secretary, Young Socialists, 1950-1958. Federal Secretary, SFIO Federation, Nord, 1961. Member ofSFIO Socialist Party Office, 1963, then Deputy General Secretary, 1966.

Member of Executive Committee, Federation of the Democratic Socialist Left, 1965-1968. First Secretary, Nord Socialist Party Federation and National Co-ordinating Secretary, Socialist Party, 1971-1979. County Councillor, Cateau, 196773.

Vice-Chairman, Nord County Council, 1967-1973. Municipal Councillor, Lille, 1971, Mayor, 1973. Vice-Chairman, Urban Community, 1971-1983.

Elected Deputy for Nord (Lille-Sud and Lille Sud-Ouest), 1973, re-elected 1978, 1981. Ceded his seat to Pierre Dassonville. Chairman, Nord-Pas-de-Calais Regional Council, 1974-1981.

Elected as Socialist Member of the European Parliament, 1979-1980. Vice-Chairman, Political Committee of European Assembly. Political Editor, Action Socialiste Hebdo, 197981.

Chairman, National Léo Lagrange Federation, 1972-1981, then Honorary Chairman. Prime Minister, 1981-1984. Chairman, World Federation of Twinned Towns. since 1984.

Elected Socialist Deputy for Nord, 1986-1992. Titular member of Socialist Party Executive Office, 1985, and National Secretariat (Local Organisations and Social Problems), 1987. Chairman, National Federation of Elected Socialists and Republicans (FNESR), 1987-1990.

First Secretary of Socialist Party, 1988-1992. Elected to Senate, September 1992. Teacher of technical studies.

Colombes, 1952; General Secretary, Union of Technical Colleges, National Education Federation, 1955-1959.


President regional council Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 1974. President National Federation Léo Lagrange youth centres, 1972-1981, honorary president, since 1981.


Spouse Gilberte Deboudt, 1951. Children: Fabien.

Henri Mauroy

Adrienne Bronne

Gilberte Deboudt