René Vestri

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René Vestri
Senator, French Senate
In office
21 September 2008 – 6 February 2013
Constituency Alpes-Maritimes
Mayor, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
In office
2002 – 6 February 2013
Preceded by Honoré Toscan
Councillor, Alpes-Maritimes General Council
In office
1985 – 6 February 2013
Constituency Canton of Villefranche-sur-Mer
Personal details
Born (1938-10-25)25 October 1938
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
Died 6 February 2013(2013-02-06) (aged 74)
Political party UMP
Residence France

René Vestri (25 October 1938, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France – 6 February 2013; Paris) was a French politician.[1][2][3] He was a member of the Senate of France for the Alpes-Maritimes department, a member of the General council of the Alpes-Maritimes and the mayor of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.[2] He was a member of the Rassemblement pour la République (RPR) and of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP).

In 2010 Vestri was indicted for money laundering, influence peddling and conspiracy.[2] In 2011, in a separate corruption case, he received a suspended five-month prison sentence and a 3000 Euros fine.[4]


  1. ^ Page on the Senate website
  2. ^ a b c Agence France-Presse (06/02/2013). "Décès du sénateur René Vestri, maire de Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat" (in French). Le Point. Retrieved 10 February 2013.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ Bertolino, Guillaume (7 February 2013). "René Vestri: la disparition d'un "Grand loup" politique" (in French). Nice-Matin. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Agence France-Presse (26 October 2011). "Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat: Vestri condamné en appel pour détournement de fonds" (in French). Nice-Matin. Retrieved 10 February 2013.