Gérard Larcher

President of the Senate (France)

Gérard Philippe René André Larcher (born 14 September 1949) is a French politician. He has been the President of the Senate since 2014. He was also the Senate President from 2008 to 2011. He is a member of The Republicans. He has been a Senator for the Yvelines department since 1986.[1]

Gérard Larcher
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President of the Senate
Assumed office
1 October 2014
Preceded byJean-Pierre Bel
In office
1 October 2008 – 30 September 2011
Preceded byChristian Poncelet
Succeeded byJean-Pierre Bel
Senator for Yvelines
Assumed office
1 October 2007
In office
2 October 1986 – 30 April 2004
Minister for Employment, Labour and Professional Integration of Young People
In office
31 March 2004 – 15 May 2007
Prime MinisterJean-Pierre Raffarin
Dominique de Villepin
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Mayor of Rambouillet
In office
18 June 2007 – 4 April 2014
Preceded byJean-Frédéric Poisson
Succeeded byMarc Robert
In office
18 March 1983 – 7 July 2004
Preceded byJacqueline Thome-Patenôtre
Succeeded byJean-Frédéric Poisson
Personal details
Born (1949-09-14) 14 September 1949 (age 73)
Flers, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyRally for the Republic (1976–2002)
Union for a Popular Movement (2002–2015)
The Republicans (2015–present)
Spouse(s)Christine Weiss
Children3
ProfessionVeterinarian

He also was Mayor of Rambouillet from 1983 to 2004 and again from 2007 until 2014.

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