Catherine Picard

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Catherine Picard
Member, French National Assembly
In office
June 1, 1997 – June 8, 2002
Personal details
Born (1952-08-14) August 14, 1952 (age 64)
Hauts-de-Seine, France
Political party French Socialist Party

Catherine Picard (born August 14, 1952) is a French politician from the French Socialist Party. She was a member of the French National Assembly from 1997 to 2002.


Picard was elected on June 1, 1997 for the French Socialist Party and was responsible for public education. In 2001, together with centrist senator Nicolas About, she drafted the About-Picard law.[1]

In 2007 Picard was found guilty of slander against the Jehovah's Witnesses.[1] In 2009 she became a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.[2]

Published works[edit]


  1. ^ a b Eileen Barker, ed. (2010). The Centrality of Religion in Social Life. Ashgate Publishing. pp. 46–47, 60. 
  2. ^ "Légion d'honneur, la promotion du Nouvel An" (in French). La Croix. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 

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