Jacques Généreux

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Jacques Généreux
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Jacques Généreux in 2005
Born (1956-05-09) 9 May 1956 (age 61)
Saint-Brieuc (Côtes-d'Armor)
Nationality French
Website jacquesgenereux.fr

Jacques Généreux (born (1956-05-09)May 9, 1956 in Saint-Brieuc, Côtes-d'Armor) is a French economist and politician. He is a reader of economics at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris.

Politically active, he opposed economic liberalism and he was close to Jean-Luc Mélenchon within the PS before having followed him to form the Left Party when he left the PS in November 2008.[1]

In 2009, he was selected to lead the Left Front list in the West constituency ahead of the 2009 European elections.



  1. ^ Généreux, Jacques (November 23, 2008). "Tribune : Pourquoi je m'engage dans la construction du Parti de Gauche" (in French). Retrieved July 9, 2011.