Michel Vaxès

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Michel Vaxès
Born (1940-11-14)November 14, 1940
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Died September 18, 2016(2016-09-18) (aged 75)
Cause of death Cancer
Occupation Politician
Political party French Communist Party
Spouse(s) Renée Vaxès
Children 2 sons

Michel Vaxès (November 14, 1940 – September 18, 2016) was a French politician.

Early life[edit]

Michel Vaxès was born on November 14, 1940 in Marseille, Southern France.[1]


Vaxès was a school counsellor.[2]

Vaxès was a member of the French Communist Party.[2] He served on the city council of Port-de-Bouc,[2] and eventually served as its mayor.[3] He also served as a member of the National Assembly of France from 1997 to 2012,[1][3] representing the Bouches-du-Rhône department.[4] His parliamentary assistant was Gaby Charroux, who subsequently won his seat in the assembly.[3] In 2003, in the midst of his tenure, he tried to remove the word "race" from the Constitution of France, unsuccessfully.[3]

Personal life and death[edit]

Vaxès was married to Renée Vaxès.[2] He had two sons, Erick and Yann.[2] He died of cancer on September 18, 2016.[2][5] He was 75 years old.[5]

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ a b "M. Michel Vaxès". National Assembly. Retrieved September 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Décès de Michel Vaxes : " il avait mis ses mandats au service des gens " (Pierre Laurent-PCF)". French Communist Party. Retrieved September 18, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Décès de l'ancien député communiste Michel Vaxès". Le Parisien. September 18, 2016. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  4. ^ "LISTE DÉFINITIVE DES DÉPUTÉS ÉLUS À L'ISSUE DES DEUX TOURS" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  5. ^ a b "Michel Vaxès, ancien député-maire, est décédé". La Provence. September 18, 2016. Retrieved September 18, 2016.