Renaud Denoix de Saint Marc

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Renaud Denoix de Saint Marc
Renaud Denoix de Saint Marc.jpg
Member of the Constitutional Council
In office
President Jean-Louis Debré
Preceded by Simone Veil
Succeeded by Michel Pinault
Vice-president of the Conseil d'Etat
In office
Preceded by Marceau Long
Succeeded by Jean-Marc Sauvé
Personal details
Born (1938-09-24) 24 September 1938 (age 79)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Nationality French
Alma mater Sciences Po, ÉNA
Occupation Lawyer

Renaud Denoix de Saint Marc (born 24 September 1938 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine) is a French lawyer.

From 23 April 1995 he served as head (vice-president[1]) of the French Council of State as vice-president up to his retirement on 25 September 2006.[2] On 22 February 2007, he was appointed member of the Constitutional Council of France by president of the Senate Christian Poncelet.[3]

He was educated at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) then at the École nationale d'administration. He entered the Council of State in 1964.

Renaud Denoix de Saint Marc was elected on 29 November 2004, into the French Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, in the general section.[4] In 2009 he was elected to the Académie Nationale de Médecine.

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  1. ^ The head of the Council of State is its vice-president. The nominal president is the Prime Minister, but this is an honorific function.
  2. ^ Decree of the President of the Republic of 14 September 2006, admitting Renaud Denoix de Saint Marc into retirement.
  3. ^ L' Archived 2007-02-25 at the Wayback Machine., 23 February 2007; Decision of 22 February 2007 of the president of the Senate.
  4. ^ Entry of the site of the academy; Decree of the President of the Republic approving the appointment to the Academy.