Solange Fernex

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Solange Fernex, 1979

Solange Fernex was a French pacifist activist and politician, born on 15 April 1934 at Strasbourg, France, and died from cancer on 11 September 2006, at Biederthal, France.

She led Europe-Ecologie list for the first European elections in 1979. This list got 4.39% of votes, with a total of 888,134 votes.

In 1983, she participated in the Fast for Life, fasting 40 days in Paris for nuclear disarmament.

In 1984 she participated in the foundation of the Green Party.

She received in September 2000, for her resistance against nuclear weapons, the Nuclear-Free Future Award.

She was married to physician and social activist Michel Fernex.


  • Elisabeth Schulthess, Solange Fernex, l'insoumise. Ecologie, féminisme, non-violence, Collection Ecologie, Ed. Yves Michel, octobre 2004. ISBN 2-913492-27-4
  • (Témoignages recueillis par) Solange Fernex, La vie pour la vie: jeûne pour la vie: août-septembre 83, Ed. Utovie, Collection Pour que la joie demeure, 1985.