Christian Jacob (politician)

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Christian Jacob
Christian Jacob - 29-08-11.jpg
Leader of Union for a Popular Movement
in the National Assembly
Assumed office
23 November 2010
Preceded by Jean-François Copé
Minister of the Civil Service
In office
2 June 2005 – 15 May 2007
President Jacques Chirac
Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin
Preceded by Renaud Dutreil
Succeeded by André Santini
Personal details
Born (1959-12-04) 4 December 1959 (age 56)
Rozay-en-Brie, France
Political party Union for a Popular Movement

Christian Jacob (born 4 December 1959 in Rozay-en-Brie (Seine-et-Marne)) was the Minister of French Civil Service in Jacques Chirac's second term as President of France.[1] Before being appointed to cabinet position in 2002, he was deputy for the 4th circonscription of Seine-et-Marne (Provins).

A farmer, Christian Jacob has been in position of responsibility in farm trade unions, local, départemental, regional then national.

He was the President of the CNJA (Centre National des Jeunes Agriculteurs) from 1992 to 1994.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Parussini, Gabriele (14 March 2006). "French Students Blockade Universities in Protest (Update6)". Bloomberg L.P. Archived from the original on 31 January 2011. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Jean-Marc Ayrault
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly