|Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs|
16 May 2012
|Prime Minister||Jean-Marc Ayrault|
|Preceded by||Xavier Bertrand|
|Minister of the Civil Service|
28 March 2000 – 7 May 2002
|Prime Minister||Lionel Jospin|
|Preceded by||Émile Zuccarelli|
|Succeeded by||Jean-Paul Delevoye|
|Minister of Finance|
2 April 1992 – 29 March 1993
|Prime Minister||Pierre Bérégovoy|
|Preceded by||Pierre Bérégovoy|
|Succeeded by||Edmond Alphandéry|
9 April 1952 |
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||University of Paris-Sorbonne
Superior National School, Paris
Institute of Political Studies, Paris
National School of Administration, Strasbourg
Michel Sapin (French pronunciation: [mi.ʃɛl sa.pɛ̃] ; born 9 April 1952) is a French politician and a member of the National Assembly of France. He represents the Indre department, and is a member of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche. On 16 May 2012, he became the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs in the Ayrault Cabinet.
Michel Sapin was born on April 9, 1952 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He attended the Lycée Henri IV, followed by Paris-Sorbonne University, where he received a B.A. in History and an MPhil in Geography. He then attended the École Normale Supérieure, the Institut d'études politiques de Paris, and the École nationale d'administration.
From 1989 to 1994, he served as councillor for Nanterre. From 1995 to 2001, he was the Mayor of Argenton-sur-Creuse. He has served again as such since 2002. He served as Deputy Minister of Justice from May 1991 to April 1992, Finance Minister from April 1992 to March 1993, and Minister of Civil Servants and State Reforms from March 2000 to May 2002.
- L’État en mouvement (2002)
- National Assembly biography
- "LISTE DÉFINITIVE DES DÉPUTÉS ÉLUS À L’ISSUE DES DEUX TOURS" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 4 July 2010.
- (French) Michel Sapin become Minister of Labour in lemonde.fr, the 16 May 2012.
- Finance Ministry biography
|Minister of Finance
|Minister of the Civil Service