Claude Gewerc

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Claude Gewerc
Claude Gewerc 2009.jpg
President of the Regional Council of Picardy
In office
28 March 2004 – 31 December 2015
Preceded by Charles Baur
Succeeded by Office abolished
Mayor of Clermont, Oise
In office
November 2001 – May 2004
Preceded by André Vantomme
Succeeded by Lionnel Ollivier
Personal details
Born Claude Gewerc
(1947-06-21) 21 June 1947 (age 69)
Bergen-Belsen, Germany
Political party Socialist Party (1977-2015)

Claude Gewerc (born 21 June 1947 in Bergen-Belsen, Germany) is a retired French politician, and President of the regional council of Picardy.[1][2]

In March 1998, he was elected to the Regional Council of Picardy to represent the Oise, and was leader of the Socialist group in the regional council from 1998 to 2004, at which date he defeated the incumbent UDF administration to become Regional president. From 2001 to 2004, he served as Mayor of Clermont, Oise.

In December 2015, Gewerc left the Socialist Party.[3] Since then, he has not been involved in politics.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le socialiste Claude Gewerc réélu à la tête de la Picardie". Le Point (in French). 26 March 2010. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Graziella Riou Harchaoui; Philipe Pascot (27 February 2014). Délits d’élus: 400 politiques aux prises avec la justice - Document. Max Milo Editions. p. 222. ISBN 978-2-315-00544-4. 
  3. ^ "Claude Gewerc, président sortant du conseil régional de Picardie, quitte le PS". Le Monde. Retrieved 21 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "La nouvelle vie de Claude Gewerc, ancien président de la Picardie". Le Parisien. Retrieved 21 April 2016.