Henri Emmanuelli

French politician (1945–2017)

Henri Emmanuelli (31 May 1945 – 21 March 2017) was a French socialist politician.

Emmanuelli in 2008

Emmanuelli was a member of the French Socialist Party. He has been deputy for Landes from 1978 to 1981, from 1986 to 1997 and from 2000 until his death in 2017. He served as President of the French National Assembly from 22 January 1992 through 1 April 1993. He later served as First Secretary of the French Socialist Party from 19 June 1994 through 14 October 1995.

Emmanuelli was a strong supporter of French president François Mitterrand during his political career despite being a Socialist.[1]

Emmanuelli was born in Eaux-Bonnes, Pyrénées-Atlantiques. He studied at Sciences Po in Paris. He joined in 1969 the Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild.[2]

Emmanuelli died on 21 March 2017 at a medical center in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques from complications of acute bronchitis at the age of 71.[3]


  1. Bruce Crumley, Time Magazine Archived 2013-08-24 at the Wayback Machine, September 8, 2002.
  2. Jim Jarrassé, La banque Rothschild, un vivier de politiques, Le Figaro, August 27, 2014
  3. « Henri Emmanuelli est mort », Sud Ouest, 21 mars 2017.

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