Marielle Gallo

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Gallo in 2014

Marielle Gallo (born 19 May 1949 in Lons-le-Saunier, Jura) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament elected in the 2009 European election for the Île-de-France constituency.

She is the wife of famous French historian and member of the French Academy, Max Gallo. She ran in a Parisian constituency in the 1993 election under the colours of the Citizens' Movement. In 2007, she joined the Modern Left, allied to President Nicolas Sarkozy. She became the party's spokesperson.

European Parliament career[edit]

In the 2009 European elections, she was the fourth candidate on the Union for a Popular Movement list in the Île-de-France region, and was elected to the European Parliament, where she sits with the Group of the European People's Party. In 2012 she emerged as an Intellectual Property Rights and online copyright protection proponent.[1]


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