Albin Chalandon

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Albin Chalandon
French Minister of Justice
In office
PresidentFrançois Mitterrand
Prime MinisterJacques Chirac
Preceded byMichel Crépeau
Succeeded byPierre Arpaillange
Personal details
Born (1920-06-11) 11 June 1920 (age 98)
Reyrieux, France
Political partyRPR

Albin Chalandon (born 11 June 1920 in Reyrieux, Ain) is a French politician and a former minister.[1]

Between 1968 and 1972, he was Minister of Public Works. And from 1986 until 1988, he was Minister of Justice.

Between 1967 and 1968, he was a member of the Union pour la nouvelle République, then between 1968 and 1976 he was a member of the Union of Democrats for the Republic and finally from 1986 until 1988 he was a member of the Rally for the Republic. In 1987, he was Minister of Justice.

He encouraged Rachida Dati to become a judge.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Cabinet de Albin CHALANDON" (in French). Ministère de la Justice. 12 March 2008. Retrieved 27 May 2009.