François Baroin

François Baroin
Mayor of Troyes
Assumed office
25 June 1995
Preceded by Robert Galley
Minister of the Economy, Finances and Industry
In office
29 June 2011  10 May 2012
President Nicolas Sarkozy
Prime Minister François Fillon
Preceded by Christine Lagarde
Succeeded by Pierre Moscovici
Minister of the Budget
In office
21 March 2010  29 June 2011
President Nicolas Sarkozy
Prime Minister François Fillon
Preceded by Éric Wœrth
Succeeded by Valérie Pécresse
Minister of the Interior, Overseas and Territorial Collectivities
In office
26 March 2007  18 May 2007
President Jacques Chirac
Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin
Preceded by Nicolas Sarkozy
Succeeded by Michèle Alliot-Marie
Personal details
Born (1965-06-21) 21 June 1965
Paris, France
Nationality French
Political party RPR (Before 2002)
UMP (2002–2015)
The Republicans (2015–present)
Alma mater Panthéon-Assas University
Higher Institute of Management

François Baroin (born 21 June 1965 in Paris) is a French politician, who served as Finance Minister from 2011 to 2012, following a stint as Minister of the Budget in the François Fillon III government. He is a long-time ally of Jacques Chirac and, currently, the mayor of Troyes.

Baroin studied at Panthéon-Assas University.[1] A lawyer, was Minister for Overseas Territories from June 2005 to March 2007 and was briefly Minister of the Interior from March to May 2007. He replaced Nicolas Sarkozy on 26 March 2007 as Interior Minister when Sarkozy left the Government to pursue his presidential candidacy.

On 29 June 2011, François Baroin was appointed Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, replacing Christine Lagarde following her appointment as Director General of the International Monetary Fund.[2]

He was the partner of the journalist Marie Drucker until they separated in 2008.[3] In 2009, he was connected with Michèle Laroque.[4]

Political career

Governmental functions

Ministre of Economy, Finance and Industry : 2011-2012.

Government's Spokesman : 2010-2011.

Minister of Budget, Public Accounts and State Reform : 2010-2011.

Minister of Interior : March–May 2007.

Minister of Overseas Territories : 2005–2007.

Government's spokesman : May–November 1995.

Electoral mandates

National Assembly of France

Vice-president of the National Assembly of France : 2002–2005

Member of the National Assembly of France for Aube (3rd constituency) : 1993–1995 (Became government's spokesman in 1995) / 1997–2005 (Became minister in 2005) / 2007–2010 (Became minister in 2010). Elected in 1993, reelected in 1997, 2002, 2007.

Municipal Council

Mayor of Troyes : Since 1995. Reelected in 2001, 2008.

Municipal councillor of Troyes : Since 1995. Reelected in 2001, 2008.

Agglomeration community Council

President of the Agglomeration community of Troyes : Since 2001. Reelected in 2008.

Member of the Agglomeration community of Troyes : Since 2001. Reelected in 2008.


Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Galley
Mayor of Troyes
Preceded by
Nicolas Sarkozy
Minister of the Interior
Succeeded by
Michèle Alliot-Marie
Preceded by
Éric Wœrth
Minister of the Budget
Succeeded by
Valérie Pécresse
Preceded by
Christine Lagarde
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Pierre Moscovici
This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 3/14/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.