|Member of the French National Assembly for Moselle|
27 September 2014
|French Minister of Culture and Communications|
16 May 2012 – 26 August 2014
|Prime Minister||Jean-Marc Ayrault
|Preceded by||Frédéric Mitterrand|
|Succeeded by||Fleur Pellerin|
17 June 1973 |
|Political party||Greens (1999-2006) then Socialist Party (since 2006)|
|Alma mater||École normale supérieure de lettres et sciences humaines|
Aurélie Filippetti (French: [o.ʁe.li fi.li.pɛ.ti] ; born 17 June 1973) is a French politician and novelist of Italian descent. Her family originates from Gualdo Tadino, Umbria. She served as Minister of Culture and Communication from 16 May 2012, first in the government of Jean-Marc Ayrault and then in the government of Manuel Valls. She resigned her ministry on 25 August 2014, remaining as deputy for Moselle, and in the vote on the 2015 budget was one of 39 socialist deputies who abstained.
Her first novel Les derniers jours de la classe Ouvrière (The Last Days of the Working Class), published by Stock in 2003, has been translated into several languages. In 2003, Filippetti wrote the script for the theatre production Fragments d'humanité. She was a delegate of the French Greens for the Paris municipality and acted as the technical adviser for the Minister of the Environment, Yves Cochet, from 2001 to 2002.
- Les Derniers Jours de la Classe ouvrière, Stock, 2003, Réédité en Livre de Poche (ISBN 2253108596)
- Un homme dans la poche, Stock, 2006
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