Jean-Paul Huchon

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Jean-Paul Huchon
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President of the Regional Council
of Île-de-France
In office
15 March 1998 – 17 December 2015
Preceded by Michel Giraud
Succeeded by Valérie Pécresse
Personal details
Born (1946-07-29) 29 July 1946 (age 71)
Paris, France
Nationality French France
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater Sciences Po, ÉNA

Jean-Paul Huchon (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ pɔl yʃɔ̃]) (born 29 July 1946 in Paris, France) is a civil administrator and French politician. Mayor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine from 1994 to 2001, he is the President of the regional council for Île-de-France since 1998.


Political career[edit]

Electoral mandates

Regional Council

President of the Regional Council of Île-de-France : Since 1998, reelected in 2004, 2010.

Regional councillor of Île-de-France : Since 1998, reelected in 2004, 2010.

Municipal Council

Mayor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine : 1994-2001. Elected in 1994, after the resignation of Michel Rocard. Reelected in 1995.

Deputy-mayor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine : 1977-1994. Reelected in 1983, 1989.

Municipal councillor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine : Since 1977. Reelected in 1983, 1989, 1995, 2001, 2008.

Convicted of corruption in 2007.[1]



  • 1972: Le Marché Commun
  • 1993: Jours tranquilles à Matignon
  • 2002: La Montagne aux singes
  • 2005: Ceux qui aiment ne peuvent pas perdre


Huchon was a keynote speaker at the 2008 Metropolis Congress in Sydney October 2008. Huchon addressed world mayors and industry leaders on issues of eco-regions and governance in the 21st Century.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Michel Rocard
Mayor of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine
Succeeded by
Philippe Esnol
Preceded by
Michel Giraud
President of the Regional Council of Île-de-France
Succeeded by
Valérie Pécresse