Yves Guéna

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Yves Guéna
President of the Constitutional Council of France
In office
2000–2004
President Jacques Chirac
Preceded by Roland Dumas
Succeeded by Pierre Mazeaud
Personal details
Born (1922-07-06) 6 July 1922 (age 92)
Brest, France
Nationality French

Yves Guéna (born 6 July 1922 in Brest, Finistère) is a French politician. In 1940, he joined the Free French Forces in the United Kingdom. He received several decorations for his courage.

He belonged to various right wing parties: Union pour la nouvelle République (1962–1968), the Union of Democrats for the Republic (1968–1978) and the Rally for the Republic (1978–1997).

He occupied several posts as minister. In 1968, he was the minister of information.[1] He was a member of the Parliament between 1962 and 1981 and then again between 1986 and 1988. He was a senator between 1989 and 1997.

In 2000, he was named president of the Constitutional Council of France. He leave his function in 2004 before to become president of the Arab World Institute until 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "De Gaulle Bans Gatherings". St. Petersburg Independent. 12 June 1968. pp. 12–A. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Roland Dumas
President of the Constitutional Council
2000–2004
Succeeded by
Pierre Mazeaud