|Member of the French Senate for Val-d'Oise|
Assumed office |
1 October 2011
|French Minister of Defence|
3 June 1997 – 7 May 2002
|Prime Minister||Lionel Jospin|
|Preceded by||Charles Millon|
|Succeeded by||Michèle Alliot-Marie|
29 August 1945|
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||Sciences Po, ENA|
Alain Richard, born on 29 August 1945, in Paris, is a French politician. An alumnus of the Ecole nationale d'administration, he was mayor of Saint-Ouen-l'Aumône and member of the French parliament, elected in Val d'Oise. A member of the French socialist party and ally of Lionel Jospin, he was the French Minister of Defense from 1997 to 2002.
| Minister of Defence
- "Alain Richard : ministre de la Défense Cinquante-deux a". L'Humanité (in French). France. Archived from the original on 14 May 2010. Retrieved 14 June 2010.
- "Young Leaders". French-American Foundation. Retrieved 2015-10-28.
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