Dominique Estrosi Sassone

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Dominique Estrosi Sassone
Member of the French Senate
for Alpes-Maritimes
Assumed office
1 October 2014
Personal details
Born (1958-11-14) 14 November 1958 (age 60)
Nice, France
Political partyThe Republicans
Spouse(s)Christian Estrosi
Alma materUniversity of Nice Sophia Antipolis

Dominique Estrosi Sassone (born 14 November 1958) is a French politician. She represents the department of Alpes-Maritimes in the French Senate as a member of The Republicans.[1]

She is the daughter of Jean Sassone, who served as deputy mayor of Nice from 1977 to 1995, and received a master's degree in law from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. Estrosi Sassone served in the territorial civil service before being elected deputy mayor of Nice in 2001. In 2004, she was elected to the regional council for Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.[2] Estrosi Sassone was elected to the Senate on 28 September 2014.[1] She also serves as a member of the council for the Metropolis Nice Côte d'Azur.[2]

She was married to Christian Estrosi, who was at one time mayor of Nice; the couple had two daughters but have since divorced.[3][2]


  1. ^ a b "Mme Dominique Estrosi Sassone" (in French). Senate of France.
  2. ^ a b c "Alpes-Maritimes: Dominique Estrosi-Sassone, une spécialiste du logement social". Maville (in French). September 29, 2014.
  3. ^ "Nice : l'ex-femme d'Estrosi contre l'ex-maire". Liberation (in French). March 14, 2011.