Jean-Philippe Lecat

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Jean-Philippe Lecat (29 July 1935 – 26 March 2011[1]) was a French politician. He graduated from the École nationale d'administration in 1963. Between 1968 and 1978, he was a member of the Union of Democrats for the Republic and between 1978 and 1981, he was a member of the Rally for the Republic.

Between 1972 and 1973, he was the spokesman of the French government. From 1973 until 1974, he was Minister of Information.[2] Finally, he was between 1978 and 1981, Minister of Culture.[3]


  1. ^ AFP (1 April 2011). "Mort de Jean-Philippe Lecat, ministre de la Culture de Giscard". Le Point (in French). 
  2. ^ "One standard-bearer Gaullist goal". Bangor Daily News (Maine). 15 April 1974. Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Ian Murray (11 August 1978). "Bread and circuses preoccupy M Giscard". The Times. p. 1. President Giscard d'Estaing sent a letter yesterday to M Jean-Philippe Lecat, the Minister of Culture and Communications, expressing concern about the future of the circus in France.