Alain Juppé

92nd Prime Minister of France

Alain Marie Juppé (French: [alɛ̃ ʒype]; born 15 August 1945) is a French politician. He was a member of The Republicans. He was Prime Minister of France from 1995 to 1997 under President Jacques Chirac.[1] He was President of the political party Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) from 2002 to 2004 and mayor of Bordeaux from 1995 to 2004.

Alain Juppé
Member of the Constitional Council
Assumed office
12 March 2019
PresidentEmmanuel Macron
Preceded byLionel Jospin
Prime Minister of France
In office
17 May 1995 – 2 June 1997
PresidentJacques Chirac
Preceded byÉdouard Balladur
Succeeded byLionel Jospin
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
In office
27 February 2011 – 15 May 2012
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Preceded byMichèle Alliot-Marie
Succeeded byLaurent Fabius
In office
29 March 1993 – 18 May 1995
Prime MinisterÉdouard Balladur
Preceded byRoland Dumas
Succeeded byHervé de Charette
Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs
In office
14 November 2010 – 27 February 2011
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Preceded byHervé Morin (Defence)
Succeeded byGérard Longuet
Minister of Ecology and Sustainable Development
In office
18 May 2007 – 18 June 2007
Prime MinisterFrançois Fillon
Preceded byNelly Olin (Environment)
Succeeded byJean-Louis Borloo (Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Sea)
Mayor of Bordeaux
In office
8 October 2006 – 7 March 2019
Preceded byHugues Martin
Succeeded byNicolas Florian
In office
19 June 1995 – 13 December 2004
Preceded byJacques Chaban-Delmas
Succeeded byHugues Martin
Spokesperson of the Government
In office
20 March 1986 – 10 May 1988
Prime MinisterJacques Chirac
Preceded byGeorgina Dufoix
Succeeded byClaude Évin
Minister of the Budget
In office
20 March 1986 – 10 May 1988
Prime MinisterJacques Chirac
Preceded byHenri Emmanuelli
Succeeded byPierre Bérégovoy
Personal details
Alain Marie Juppé

(1945-08-15) 15 August 1945 (age 78)
Mont-de-Marsan, France
Political partyRally for the Republic (Before 2002)
Union for a Popular Movement (2002–2015)
The Republicans (2015–2018)
Spouse(s)Christine Leblond (1965–1993)
Isabelle Legrand-Bodin (1993–present)
Alma materÉcole normale supérieure
Sciences Po
École nationale d'administration

He was Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs from 2010 to 2011 and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2011 to 2012.

He announced in 2015 his plan to run his party's primary election ahead of the 2017 presidential election. He came in second place in the first open primary of the right and centre, and in the run-off, he lost to François Fillon.

References change

  1. "Decision from the Minister of Economy, finances and industry of 13 November 2002, admitting Alain Juppé into retirement".