Marylise Lebranchu

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Marylise Lebranchu
Marylise Lebranchu par Claude Truong-Ngoc avril 2015.jpg
Marylise Lebranchu in 2015
Minister of the Reform of the State
Assumed office
16 May 2012
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
French Minister of Justice
In office
President Jacques Chirac
Prime Minister Lionel Jospin
Preceded by Élisabeth Guigou
Succeeded by Dominique Perben
Personal details
Born (1947-04-25) 25 April 1947 (age 71)
Loudéac, France
Nationality French
Political party PS
Alma mater University of Rennes

Marylise Lebranchu (French pronunciation: ​[ma.ʁi.liz lə.brã.ʃy] ; born 25 April 1947 in Loudéac, Côtes-d'Armor) is a French politician. She serves as Minister of the Reform of the State and of Decentralisation under Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.


She is a member of the Socialist Party and of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche parliamentary group.[1]

She served in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Lionel Jospin from 1997 to 2002. From 2000 to 2002, she served as Minister of Justice. She then served as a member of the National Assembly of France of the Finistère department.[1] On 16 May 2012, she was named Minister of the Reform of the State and of Decentralization in the first Cabinet of French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and Manuel Valls.


  1. ^ a b "Liste Définitive des Députés Élus à L'issue des Deux Tours" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 4 July 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Élisabeth Guigou
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Dominique Perben