Raphaël Glucksmann

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Raphaël Glucksmann
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Raphaël Glucksmann in 2017
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
2 July 2019
ConstituencyFrance
Personal details
Born (1979-10-15) 15 October 1979 (age 41)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyPlace Publique
Spouse(s)Eka Zguladze (divorced)
Domestic partnerLéa Salamé
Children1
ParentsAndré Glucksmann
Alma materSciences Po

Raphaël Glucksmann (born 15 October 1979) is a French journalist, film director, and political figure. In May 2019, he was elected a member of the European Parliament, within the S&D alliance.

Political career[edit]

Raphaël Glucksmann is the son of philosopher and writer André Glucksmann.

In 2018, he founded the French centre-left French political party Place Publique.[1]

On 26 May 2019, Place publique and the French Socialist Party presented a joint list at the European Parliament election, with Raphaël Glucksmann as the head,[2] under the title "Envie d'Europe, écologique et sociale".[3] The list obtained a total of 6.2%, thereby sending six delegates to the European parliament: Raphaël Glucksmann, Sylvie Guillaume, Eric Andrieu, Aurore Lalucq, Pierre Larrouturou, Nora Mebarek.[4] He has since been serving on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its Subcommittee on Human Rights. Glucksmann has focused attention on the Xinjiang re-education camps.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Between 2005 and 2012, Glucksmann was an adviser to former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili.

Glucksmann was married to Georgian and Ukrainian politician Eka Zguladze until 2014.[6]

He has a son, Gabriel, born 12 March 2017, with journalist Léa Salamé.[7]

Publications[edit]

  • Je vous parle de liberté, with Mikheil Saakashvili, Paris, Hachette Livre, 2008, ISBN 978-2012376489.
  • Mai 68 expliqué à Nicolas Sarkozy, with André Glucksmann, 2008, ISBN 978-2207260074.
  • Génération gueule de bois, Manuel de lutte contre les réacs, Allary Éditions, 2015, ISBN 978-2370730404.
  • Notre France. Dire et aimer ce que nous sommes, Allary Éditions, 2016.
  • Les Enfants du vide. De l'impasse individualiste au réveil citoyen, Allary Éditions, 2018, ISBN 978-2370731623.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Européennes : Place publique, le pari citoyen de Raphaël Glucksmann". Le Parisien. 29 October 2018. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Européennes, le PS se range derrière Raphaël Glucksmann". La Croix. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  3. ^ Official homepage of the list “Envie d'Europe, écologique et sociale”.
  4. ^ European elections 2019: official results.
  5. ^ Rosman, Rebecca (1 October 2020). "One French politician fights to expose China's Uighur concentration camps". Public Radio International. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  6. ^ "Dans la famille Glucksmann, le fils est conseiller de président" [In the Glucksmann family, the son is an advisor to the president]. Le Monde (in French). 5 October 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  7. ^ Garin, Clément (14 March 2017). "Léa Salamé a accouché : découvrez le joli prénom de son bébé". Télé Star. Retrieved 8 January 2019.