Christiane Taubira

French politician

Christiane Marie Taubira (French: [kʁistjan maʁi tobiʁa]; born 2 February 1952) is a French politician.

Christiane Taubira
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Minister of Justice - Keeper of the Seals
In office
16 May 2012 – 27 January 2016
Prime MinisterJean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
Preceded byMichel Mercier
Succeeded byJean-Jacques Urvoas
Regional councilor for French Guiana
In office
26 March 2010 – 23 December 2015
Member of the National Assembly
for the 1st constituency of French Guiana
In office
2 April 1993 – 16 June 2012
Member of the European Parliament
In office
19 July 1994 – 19 July 1999
Personal details
Born
Christiane Marie Taubira

(1952-02-02) 2 February 1952 (age 69)
Cayenne, French Guiana
Political partyWalwari
Other political
affiliations
Radical Party of the Left
Alma materPanthéon-Assas University
Paris-Sorbonne University
Signature

On 15 May 2012, Taubira was appointed Minister of Justice of France in the Ayrault Government under President François Hollande. She resigned from office on 27 January 2016.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "France - French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira resigns". France 24. Retrieved 2016-01-27.