Jean Arthuis

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Jean Arthuis
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Jean Arthuis in 2007
Member of the European Parliament
for West France
Assumed office
1 July 2014
French Minister of the Economy
In office
President Jacques Chirac
Prime Minister Alain Juppé
Preceded by Alain Madelin
Succeeded by Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Personal details
Born (1944-10-07) 7 October 1944 (age 70)
Saint-Martin-du-Bois, France
Nationality French
Political party Centrist Alliance

Jean Arthuis (born 7 October 1944[1] in Saint-Martin-du-Bois, Maine-et-Loire) is a French politician and member of the Senate of France.[1] He has held various ministerial positions, especially regarding finances, and is now head of the Committee on Budgets in the European parliament.[1]

He is the President of the Centrist Alliance political party and is a member of the ALDE group in the European parliament.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Jean Arthuis". European parliament. Retrieved 2014-07-07. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Alain Madelin
Minister of the Economy, Finances and Industry
Succeeded by
Dominique Strauss-Kahn