Édouard Philippe

French politician

Édouard Charles Philippe (born 28 November 1970) is a French lawyer and politician. He was the Prime Minister of France from 15 May 2017 to 3 July 2020.

Édouard Philippe
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Mayor of Le Havre
Assumed office
5 July 2020
Preceded byJean-Baptiste Gastinne
Prime Minister of France
In office
15 May 2017 – 3 July 2020
PresidentEmmanuel Macron
Preceded byBernard Cazeneuve
Succeeded byJean Castex
Member of the National Assembly
for Seine-Maritime's 7th constituency
In office
23 March 2012 – 15 June 2017
Preceded byJean-Yves Besselat
Succeeded byJean-Louis Rousselin
President of the Agglomeration Community of Le Havre
In office
18 December 2010 – 25 July 2017
Preceded byAntoine Rufenacht
Succeeded byLuc Lemonnier
Mayor of Le Havre
In office
23 October 2010 – 20 May 2017
Preceded byAntoine Rufenacht
Succeeded byLuc Lemonnier
General Councillor of Seine-Maritime
for Le Havre-5
In office
17 March 2008 – 22 April 2012
Preceded byJean-Yves Besselat
Succeeded byAnita Gilletta
Regional Councillor
for Upper Normandy
In office
29 March 2004 – 18 March 2008
PresidentAlain Le Vern
Personal details
Born (1970-11-28) 28 November 1970 (age 49)
Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Political partySocialist Party (1990s)
Union for a Popular Movement (2002–2015)
The Republicans (2015–present)
Spouse(s)Edith Chabre
Children3
ResidenceHôtel Matignon
Alma materSciences Po
École nationale
d'administration

Philippe is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement, later the Republicans. He has served as a member of the National Assembly representing the 7th constituency of Seine-Maritime since 2012, as well as mayor of Le Havre and president of the agglomeration community of Le Havre since 2010.

On 15 May 2017, President Emmanuel Macron appointed him Prime Minister.[1] He resigned on 3 July 2020. Two days later, he became Mayor of Le Havre.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Le premier ministre Philippe prépare « un gouvernement rassembleur de compétences »". Le Monde. 15 May 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2017.

Other websitesEdit

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