Gilbert Annette

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Gilbert Annette
Mayor of Saint-Denis, Réunion
Assumed office
16 March 2008
Personal details
Born (1946-03-10) 10 March 1946 (age 71)
Antsiranana, Madagascar
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party

Gilbert Annette (born March 10, 1946 in Antsiranana, Madagascar is a Malagasy politician. He represented Réunion in the French National Assembly from 1993-1997 [1] and has been the Mayor of Saint-Denis, Réunion since 2008.


Annette is a member of the Socialist Party. He became a member of the Départemental Council in 1983 and a member of the Regional Council in 1988. He was the Mayor of Saint-Denis, Réunion from 1989–1994 and was reelected in 2008.

He was a Deputy from 1993-1997 and was convicted for corruption in 1996. He was sentenced to 5 years of deprivation of his civil rights, a 200.000 FRF (30.000 €) fine and 30 months in prison. Since 2004 he has been the 1st secretary of the socialist federation of Reunion. He was re-elected mayor of Saint-Denis, Réunion in 2008 with 53,83% of the votes.

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