François Rebsamen

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François Rebsamen
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Mayor of Dijon
Assumed office
10 August 2015
In office
French Minister of Labour
In office
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Manuel Valls
Preceded by Michel Sapin
Succeeded by Myriam El Khomri
Personal details
Born (1951-06-25) 25 June 1951 (age 65)
Dijon, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party

François Rebsamen (born 25 June 1951, Dijon) is a French politician who was the Minister of Social Affairs from 2014 to 2015. He is a member of the Socialist Party.


He served as a member of the Senate of France, representing the Côte-d'Or department from 2008 to 2014. He is mayor of Dijon, main city of Burgundy, from 2001 to 2014 and since August 2015.

Rebsamen was appointed Minister of Social Affairs on 2 April 2014 in the Valls government under President François Hollande. Rebsamen announced his resignation on 19 August 2015 (effective 2 September).


  1. (French) Official website