Thierry Repentin

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Thierry Repentin
Thierry Repentin par Claude Truong-Ngoc avril 2013.jpg
Thierry Repentin in April 2013
Born April 5, 1963
Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
Nationality French
Occupation Politician

Thierry Repentin (born 1963) is a French politician. He serves as the Minister for European Affairs.


Early life[edit]

Thierry Repentin was born on April 5, 1963 in Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte.[1][2] He was educated in Chambéry and graduated from the Grenoble Institute of Political Studies in Grenoble.[2]


He worked as a parliamentary assistant to Jean-Pierre Cot.[2] He then worked as an assistant to Louis Besson when he was Mayor of Chambéry and later when he was Secretary of Housing under Lionel Jospin from 1997 to 2001.[2]

From 1995 to 2001, he served as Deputy Mayor of Chambéry.[2] Since 2008, he has served as Deputy Mayor of Sonnaz.[2]

He served as a member of the Senate of France, representing the Savoie department, from September 26, 2004 to July 21, 2012.[1] He is a member of the Socialist Party.[1] On March 13, 2013, he was appointed as the Minister for European Affairs.[1]