Franck Riester

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Franck Riester
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Member of the French National Assembly for Seine-et-Marne
Assumed office
20 June 2007
Preceded by Guy Drut
Mayor of Coulommiers
Assumed office
16 March 2008
Preceded by Guy Drut
Personal details
Born (1974-01-03) 3 January 1974 (age 43)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Political party The Republicans
Alma mater ISG Business School
ESSEC Business School

Franck Riester (born January 3, 1974) is a member of the National Assembly of France. He represents the Seine-et-Marne department,[1] and is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement. He came out as gay in 2011, the first French MP to do so so far.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "LISTE DÉFINITIVE DES DÉPUTÉS ÉLUS À L'ISSUE DES DEUX TOURS" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  2. ^ Marc Endeweld, 'Le député-maire UMP Franck Riester fait son coming-out', in Têtu, December 6, 2011 [1]
  3. ^ Jila Varoquier, 'Coulommiers : le député-maire Franck Riester (UMP) fait son coming out', in Le Parisien, 06.12.2011 [2]
  4. ^ 'Accrochages au conseil municipal, le maire UMP fait son coming out' on TF1, December 6, 2011 [3]