Marcel Rigout

French minister of Vocational Training

Marcel Rigout (10 May 1928 – 23 August 2014) was a French politician. He served as the Minister of Vocational Training from 1981 to 1984, under former President François Mitterrand. He was a member of the French Communist Party (PCF; French: Parti communiste français).

Rigout was born in Verneuil-sur-Vienne. He wrote the novel L'autre chance in 1983.

Rigout died on 23 August 2014 in Limoges, aged 86.[1]


  1. "L'ancien ministre communiste Marcel Rigout est mort". Le Monde (in French). 25 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.