Michel Vauzelle

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Michel Vauzelle
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President of the Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
In office
Preceded by Jean-Claude Gaudin
Succeeded by Christian Estrosi
French Minister of Justice
In office
President François Mitterrand
Prime Minister Pierre Bérégovoy
Preceded by Henri Nallet
Succeeded by Pierre Méhaignerie
Personal details
Born (1944-08-15) 15 August 1944 (age 72)
Montélimar, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party

Michel Vauzelle (born 15 August 1944 in Montélimar, Drôme) is the president of the regional council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur since 1998.[1] He is a member of the Socialist Party and was Minister of Justice in the Pierre Bérégovoy government in 1992–1993.

He is also the PS deputy for the 16th constituency of Bouches-du-Rhône, where he defeated the UMP incumbent (who had previously defeated him in 2002) in 2007 with 52.32% in the runoff.


  1. ^ "Vauzelle veut un retrait". Le Figaro (in French). France. 9 June 2010. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 

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