Patrice Tirolien

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Patrice Tirolien (born 17 March 1946 in Grand-Bourg, Guadeloupe) is a French politician who served in the French National Assembly from 1995–1997 and is also a Member of the European Parliament elected in the 2009 European election for the Overseas constituency. He is also mayor of Grand-Bourg.

In the 2009 European elections, he was the PS candidate in the Atlantic Section of the Overseas constituency, and his candidacy was locally supported by all anti-independence parties. The PS won one seat in the constituency with 20.26% of the votes, and since the PS obtained its highest result in the Atlantic Section, Tirolien was elected to the European Parliament.


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.