Aurélie Filippetti

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Aurélie Filippetti
Aurélie Filippetti, ministre de la Culture et de la Communication.jpg
French Minister of Culture and Communications
In office
16 May 2012 – 26 August 2014
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
Preceded by Frédéric Mitterrand
Succeeded by Fleur Pellerin
Personal details
Born (1973-06-17) 17 June 1973 (age 41)
Villerupt, France
Political party Les Verts (1999 to 2006) then Socialist Party (since 2006)

Aurélie Filippetti (French: [o.ʁɛ.ti] ; born 17 June 1973) is a French politician and novelist of Italian descent. Her family originates from Gualdo Tadino, Umbria.[1] She has served as Minister of Culture and Communication since May 16, 2012, first in the government of Jean-Marc Ayrault and then in the government of Manuel Valls.[2]

Her first novel Les derniers jours de la classe Ouvrière (The Last Days of the Working Class), published by Stock in 2003, has been translated into several languages. In 2003, Filippetti wrote the script for the theatre production Fragments d'humanité. She was a delegate of the French Greens for the Paris municipality and acted as the technical adviser for the Minister of the Environment, Yves Cochet, from 2001 to 2002.

She is member of the National Assembly of France, representing the Moselle département, and is a member of the Socialist Party.

She is an alumna of the elite École normale supérieure de Fontenay–Saint-Cloud, she received an agrégation in Classic Literature.


  • Les Derniers Jours de la Classe ouvrière, Stock, 2003, Réédité en Livre de Poche (ISBN 2253108596)
  • Un homme dans la poche, Stock, 2006

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.