Alain Rousset

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Alain Rousset
Alain Rousset dans les Landes 2010.jpg
President of the Regional Council of Aquitaine
Assumed office
20 March 1998
Preceded by Jacques Valade
Member of the French National Assembly for Gironde
Assumed office
17 June 2007
Preceded by Pierre Ducout
Personal details
Born (1951-02-16) 16 February 1951 (age 65)
Chazelles-sur-Lyon, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater Sciences Po

Alain Rousset (born February 16, 1951 in Chazelles-sur-Lyon, Loire) is the Socialist president of the Aquitaine region of France, and a Deputy in the National Assembly of France, representing the 7th constituency of the Gironde.[1]

He was elected to the Regional Council of Aquitaine in 1998 and then reelected in 2004, and he entered the National Assembly in 2007.[2]

He proposed a "Plan for Digital Aquitaine".[3]


  1. ^ "Assemblée nationale - Les députés : M. Alain Rousset". Archived from the original on 4 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 
  2. ^ "Biographie de M. Alain Rousset". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-11-03. 
  3. ^ Thierry Noisette (2010-02-15). "Régionales: en Aquitaine, Alain Rousset veut "une société numérique ouverte"". Retrieved 2010-11-03.