Josselin de Rohan
Josselin Charles Louis Jean Marie de Rohan-Chabot, 14th Duke of Rohan, known as Josselin de Rohan (born 5 June 1938 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine) was a member of the Senate of France, representing the Morbihan department. He is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement.
Josselin de Rohan was born a member of the House of Rohan-Chabot, the eldest son of Alain de Rohan-Chabot, 13th Duke of Rohan. Upon his father’s death in 1966, Josselin de Rohan succeeded him as 14th Duke of Rohan. His family residences include Josselin Castle in Morbihan.
He was educated at ENA (graduating in 1965 in the same class as Ernest-Antoine Seillière, Jean-Pierre Chevènement, Lionel Jospin and Jacques Toubon). He is now a member of the administrative council of ENA.
Close to Jacques Chirac, he was elected to the Senate in 1983, and subsequently reelected in 1992 and 2001. He was also Mayor of Josselin 1965–2000, and served on the General Council of the canton of Josselin 1982–1998.
He was president of the RPR grouping in the Senate 1993–2002, and of the UMP grouping in the Senate from December 2002 until January 2008, when he stated that for him, "the hour of relief has come", though he requested "some time to hand over". He was succeeded by Henri de Raincourt. On 16 January 2008, following the death of Serge Vinçon, he was nonetheless elected President of the Senate’s Commission on Foreign Affairs, and reelected on 8 October 2008.
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- Election politique.com
- Josselin de Rohan (UMP) prépare aussi sa sortie à Paris, Le Mensuel du Golfe du Morbihan, 31 December 2007
- Josselin de Rohan prend la présidence de la commission des Affaires étrangères du Sénat, Le Nouvel Observateur, 16 January 2008
- Sénat : Rohan réélu de justesse à la commission des Affaires étrangères Les Échos, 9 October 2008
- Regional elections, 2004 - Résultats en Bretagne sur le site du ministère de l'Intérieur