Bernard Guetta

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Bernard Guetta
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Member of the European Parliament
for France
Assumed office
2 July 2019[1][2]
Personal details
Born (1951-01-28) 28 January 1951 (age 72)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Political partyIndependent politicians
Renew Europe
SpouseCatherine Sayegh
RelationsDavid Guetta (half-brother)
Alma materCentre de formation des journalistes (Paris)
OccupationPolitician, journalist

Bernard Guetta (/ˈɡɛtə/ GHET, French: [bɛʁnaʁ ɡeta]; born 28 January 1951) is a French politician and journalist who was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019.[3]


He was born to Pierre Guetta, a Franco-Italian sociologist from a Moroccan Jewish family, and his first wife, Ines Francine Bourla, a gallerist of tribal art. His sister, Nathalie Guetta, is an actress active in Italy.[4]

In addition to his committee assignments, Guetta is part of the Spinelli Group,[5] the European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas[6] and the MEPs Against Cancer group.[7]

Personal life[edit]

By father's side, he is the half-brother of record producer, songwriter and DJ David Guetta.


  • Patron Mai, Le Seuil, 1975
  • Éloge de la Tortue, Le Monde, Actualités, 1991 ISBN 2878990285
  • Pologne, with Philippe Barbey, Arthaud 1992 ISBN 2700304020
  • Géopolitique, L'Olivier, 1995 ISBN 2-87929-089-9
  • L'Europe fédérale, with Philippe Labarde, Grasset, 2002 ISBN 2-246-62981-0
  • Le Monde est mon métier : Le journaliste, les pouvoirs et la vérité, with Jean Lacouture, Grasset, 2007, ISBN 2-246-72901-7
  • Michel Rocard, Alain Juppé with Bernard Guetta, La Politique, telle qu'elle meurt de ne pas être, JCLattès, 2011 ISBN 978-2-7096-3577-6, 2nd edition (paperback), J'ai lu, 2012 ISBN 978-2-290-03763-8
  • L'an I des révolutions arabes : décembre 2010-janvier 2012, Belin, 2012 ISBN 2-701-16295-5
  • Intime Conviction. Comment je suis devenu européen, Le Seuil, 2014 ISBN 978-2-02-114349-2
  • Dans l'ivresse de l'histoire, Flammarion, 2017 ISBN 978-2-08-140904-0, 2nd edition (paperback), J'ai lu, 2018 ISBN 978-2-290-16351-1
  • L'Enquête hongroise (puis polonaise, italienne et autrichienne), Flammarion, 2019 ISBN 978-2-08-145264-0, 2nd edition (paperback), J'ai lu, 2020 ISBN 978-2-290-22074-0


  1. ^ "Key dates ahead". European Parliament. 20 May 2017. Archived from the original on 25 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Will MEPs get pensions and other frequent questions". BBC News. 22 May 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ CAZENAVE, Fabien (27 May 2019). "Parlement européen. Qui sont les 79 eurodéputés élus en France ?". (in French). Retrieved 3 March 2020.
  4. ^ "GUETTA Bernard - Maitron". Retrieved 30 October 2020.
  5. ^ Board & Members Spinelli Group.
  6. ^ Members 2019-2024 European Parliament Intergroup on Seas, Rivers, Islands and Coastal Areas.
  7. ^ MAC MEPs in the 2019-24 legislature MEPs Against Cancer.