Brigitte Le Brethon

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Brigitte Le Brethon
Mayor of Caen
In office
18 March 2001 – 18 March 2008
Preceded by Jean-Marie Girault
Succeeded by Philippe Duron
Deputy of Calvados' 1st constituency
In office
16 June 2002 – 16 June 2007
Preceded by Philippe Duron
Succeeded by Philippe Duron
Personal details
Born Brigitte Le Brethon
(1951-03-08) 8 March 1951 (age 63)
Campeaux, Calvados
Nationality French
Political party Union for a Popular Movement
Alma mater University of Caen

Brigitte Le Brethon (born 8 March 1951) is a French politician, and a member of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP). She was born in Campeaux, Calvados, France.

She was the mayor of Caen (France) from 2001 to 2008. She was Caen's first woman mayor and was defeated in March 2008 by Philippe Duron, a member of the Socialist Party.

She was elected on 16 June 2002, for the 16th legislature (2002–2007), in the arrondissement of Calvados (1st).

Political Office[edit]

  • 14 March 1983 - 19 March 1989: Associated with the Mayor of Caen
  • 18 March 1985 - 29 March 1992: Vice-president of the general Council of Calvados
  • 20 March 1989 - 18 June 1995: Associated with the Mayor of Caen
  • 30 March 1992 - 22 March 1998: Vice-president of the general Council of Calvados
  • 19 March 1995 - 18 March 2001: Associated with the Mayor of Caen
  • 6 March 1998 - 15 July 2002: Vice-president of the regional Council of Basse-Normandie (Lower Normandy)
  • 16 June 2002 - 19 June 2007 : Member of Parliament in the arrondissement of Calvados (1st)
  • March 2001 - March 2008 : Mayor of Caen, France

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