Sylvia Pinel

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Sylvia Pinel
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Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing (French: Ministre de l'Egalité des Territoires et du Logement)[1]
Assumed office
2 April 2014
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Manuel Valls
Preceded by Cécile Duflot
Personal details
Born (1977-09-28) September 28, 1977 (age 37)
L'Union, Haute-Garonne
Alma mater Toulouse 1 University Capitole

Sylvia Pinel (born 28 September 1977 in L'Union, Haute-Garonne) is a politician and Radical Party of the Left member of the National Assembly of France, where she represents the Tarn-et-Garonne department.[2]

Family and Education[edit]

The daughter of cattlemen, Pinel attended Michelet of Montauban, and received a DESS focusing on litigation and arbitration and a DEA in European law at Toulouse at the Toulouse 1 University Capitole, she studied her first year of law school at the university center of Montauban.

Her mother was Deputy Mayor of Fabas, worked with Senator-Mayor radical Pierre Tajan. Her father, Michel Pinel, who died in 2011, was an alderman in Gargas.

Cabinet position[edit]

On 16 May 2012 she was appointed Junior Minister for Crafts, Trade, and Tourism at the French Ministry of Productive Recovery by President François Hollande. On 2 April 2014 she was appointed Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing


  1. ^ (French) Ministre de l’Egalité des Territoires et du Logement (official French government web site for the Ministry)
    (French) Ministre de l'Egalité des Territoires et du Logement (French Wikipedia)
  2. ^ "Liste Définitive des Députés Élus à L'issue des Deux Tours" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 4 July 2010. 
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.