|Minister of Finance|
2 April 2014
|Prime Minister||Manuel Valls|
|Preceded by||Pierre Moscovici|
2 April 1992 – 29 March 1993
|Prime Minister||Pierre Bérégovoy|
|Preceded by||Pierre Bérégovoy|
|Succeeded by||Edmond Alphandéry|
|Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Dialogue|
16 May 2012 – 2 April 2014
|Prime Minister||Jean-Marc Ayrault|
|Preceded by||Xavier Bertrand|
|Succeeded by||François Rebsamen|
|Minister of the Civil Service|
28 March 2000 – 7 May 2002
|Prime Minister||Lionel Jospin|
|Preceded by||Émile Zuccarelli|
|Succeeded by||Jean-Paul Delevoye|
9 April 1952 |
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||Paris-Sorbonne University
École Normale Supérieure
École nationale d'administration
Michel Sapin (French pronunciation: [mi.ʃɛl sa.pɛ̃] ; born 9 April 1952) is a French politician who has served in the government of France as Minister of Finance since 2014. He previously served as Minister of Finance from 1992 to 1993, and he was Minister of the Civil Service from 2000 to 2002 and Minister of Labour from 2012 to 2014. Sapin, a Socialist, has also served as a member of the National Assembly of France.
After President François Hollande took office, Sapin became the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Affairs in the government headed by Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on 16 May 2012. Two years later, he was moved to the post of Minister of Finance under Ayrault's successor, Manuel Valls.
Michel Sapin was born on 9 April 1952 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France. He attended the Lycée Henri IV, followed by Paris-Sorbonne University, where he received a B.A. in History and an MPhil in Geography. He then attended the École Normale Supérieure, the Institut d'études politiques de Paris, and the École nationale d'administration. He became an administrative law judge.
From 1989 to 1994, he served as councillor for Nanterre. From 1995 to 2001, he was the Mayor of Argenton-sur-Creuse. He has served again as such since 2002. He served as Deputy Minister of Justice from May 1991 to April 1992, Finance Minister from April 1992 to March 1993, and Minister of Civil Servants and State Reforms from March 2000 to May 2002.
- L'État en mouvement (2002)
|Minister of Finance
|Minister of the Civil Service
|Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Dialogue
|Minister of Finance