Le Siècle (think tank)

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Le Siècle is an elite bi-partisan social club in France.[1][2][3] Its members are French intellectuals, politicians, chief executives, journalists and artists.[1][2][3]


It was founded by Georges Bérard-Quélin in 1944.[3]

There are 580 members, subject to change every year, and 160 guests.[3] They meet one Wednesday a month for dinner at the French Automobile Club, Place de la Concorde, Paris.[1][3] Membership fees are 150 euros, plus 62 euros per meal.[3]

Former and Current Members[edit]


  • Emmanuel Ratier, Au coeur du pouvoir (Faits&Documents, 1996).


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i AFP, '"Le Siècle": Nicole Notat présidente', in Le Figaro, 12/11/2010 [1]
  2. ^ a b c d Rachida Dati, Fille de M'Barek et de Fatim-Zhora: Ministre de la Justice, Paris: XO Editions, 2011, pp. 197-199
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai Frédéric Saliba, 'Le pouvoir à la table du Siècle', in Stratégies, issue 1365, April 14, 2005, p. 49 [2]

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