Jean-François Humbert

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Jean-François Humbert
Toulouse 1Rencontre des parlementaires avec sa sainteté le Dalaï Lama à Toulouse le 15 août 2011.jpg
Jean-François Humbert (left to the Dalai Lama) at the meeting of Parliamentarians with the 14th Dalai Lama in Toulouse, August 15, 2011
Senator for the Doubs
Assumed office
27 September 1998
Serving with Claude Jeannerot & Martial Bourquin
Preceded by Jean Pourchet
Regional Councillor from Doubs
Assumed office
5th President of Franche-Comté
In office
Preceded by Pierre Chantelat
Succeeded by Raymond Forni
Leader of the Opposition
In office
Succeeded by Sylvie Vermeillet
Personal details
Born (1952-10-17)17 October 1952
Nationality French France
Political party Union for a Popular Movement

Jean-François Humbert (born 17 October 1952) is a French politician and a member of the Senate of France. He represents the Doubs department and is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement Party.

In the Franche-Comté regional election, 2004, he solicited reelection as President of Franche-Comté but was defeated by Socialist Raymond Forni.

On September 21, 2008, he was narrowly reelected as Senator.[1]

On October 17, 2009, he announced that he would challenge Socialist President Marie-Marguerite Dufay and UMP candidate Alain Joyandet in the Franche-Comté regional election, 2010.[2] Nine days later, he resigned the Presidency of UMP Group in the Regional Council.[3]


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