Jean-Philippe Lecat

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jean-Philippe Lecat
French Minister of Culture
In office
President Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Prime Minister Raymond Barre
Preceded by Michel d'Ornano
Succeeded by Michel d'Ornano
Government spokespeople of France
In office
President Georges Pompidou
Prime Minister Jacques Chaban-Delmas
Pierre Messmer
Preceded by Léo Hamon
Succeeded by André Rossi
Personal details
Born (1935-07-29)29 July 1935
Dijon, France
Died 26 March 2011(2011-03-26) (aged 75)
Nationality French
Political party RPR
Alma mater Sciences Po, ÉNA

Jean-Philippe Lecat (29 July 1935 – 26 March 2011[1]) was a French politician. He graduated from the École nationale d'administration in 1963. Between 1968 and 1978, he was a member of the Union of Democrats for the Republic and between 1978 and 1981, he was a member of the Rally for the Republic.

Between 1972 and 1973, he was the spokesman of the French government. From 1973 until 1974, he was Minister of Information.[2] Finally, he was between 1978 and 1981, Minister of Culture.[3]


  1. ^ AFP (1 April 2011). "Mort de Jean-Philippe Lecat, ministre de la Culture de Giscard". Le Point (in French). 
  2. ^ "One standard-bearer Gaullist goal". Bangor Daily News (Maine). 15 April 1974. Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Ian Murray (11 August 1978). "Bread and circuses preoccupy M Giscard". The Times. p. 1. President Giscard d'Estaing sent a letter yesterday to M Jean-Philippe Lecat, the Minister of Culture and Communications, expressing concern about the future of the circus in France.  External link in |newspaper= (help)