Roland Dumas

French lawyer and politician

Roland Dumas (born 23 August 1922) is a French lawyer and Socialist politician.[1] He served as the Foreign Minister under President François Mitterrand from 1984 to 1986 and from 1988 to 1993. He was also President of the Constitutional Council from 1995 to 2000.[2] He was born in Limoges, Haute-Vienne.

Roland Dumas
Dumas in 1989
President of the Constitutional Council
In office
8 March 1995 – 29 February 2000
Appointed byFrançois Mitterrand
Preceded byRobert Badinter
Succeeded byYves Guéna
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
10 May 1988 – 28 March 1993
PresidentFrançois Mitterrand
Prime MinisterMichel Rocard
Édith Cresson
Pierre Bérégovoy
Preceded byJean-Bernard Raimond
Succeeded byAlain Juppé
Minister of External Affairs
In office
7 December 1984 – 20 March 1986
PresidentFrançois Mitterrand
Prime MinisterLaurent Fabius
Preceded byClaude Cheysson
Succeeded byJean-Bernard Raimond
Personal details
Born (1922-08-23) 23 August 1922 (age 101)
Limoges, France
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materSciences Po
London School of Economics

Dumas turned 100 in August 2022.[3]

References change

  1. French Socialists condemn ex-minister's Jewish remark, Reuters, February 16, 2015.
  2. ECtHR judgment in case Dumas v. France, 34875/07(in French)
  3. "L'amitié entre Roland Dumas, ex ministre de François Mitterrand, et un historien local de Ducey" [The friendship between Roland Dumas, former minister of François Mitterrand, and a local historian of Ducey]. La Gazette de la Manche (in French). 8 September 2022. Retrieved 26 November 2022.

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