Jean-Marie Halsdorf

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Jean-Marie Halsdorf speaking at the inauguration of a freshwater pearl mussel breeding station at Kalborn, Luxembourg, in 2008.

Jean-Marie Halsdorf (born 1 February 1957 in Luxembourg City) is a Luxembourgish politician who was Minister for Defence of Luxembourg. He is a member of the Christian Social People's Party (Chrëschtlech Sozial Vollekspartei).

Background and early career[edit]

He attended grammar school in Echternach and went to university in Strasbourg, France. In 1988 he was elected to the town council of Pétange.

Mayor of Pétange, Deputy and Cabinet Minister[edit]

In 2000, he became Mayor of Pétange.

In 1994 he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies, and in 2004 he became a cabinet minister. At that time, stepped down as Mayor of Pétange.



Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Klein
Mayor of Pétange
Succeeded by
Pierre Mellina
Preceded by
Jean-Louis Schiltz
Minister for Defence
2009 – 2013
Succeeded by
Etienne Schneider
  1. ^ Memorial B n° 58 of 1999 with the list of recipients of 1999 of national orders in Luxembourg
  2. ^ Compte rendu des séances publiques n° 17 session 2003-2004