Thierry Repentin

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Thierry Repentin
Thierry Repentin par Claude Truong-Ngoc avril 2013.jpg
Thierry Repentin in 2013
French Minister for European Affairs
In office
President François Hollande
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
Preceded by Bernard Cazeneuve
Succeeded by Harlem Désir
Personal details
Born (1963-04-05) 5 April 1963 (age 54)
Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater Sciences Po Grenoble

Thierry Repentin (born 5 April 1963) is a French politician. He first served as the Minister Delegate for Vocational Training and Apprenticeship and then Minister Delegate for European Affairs in the Jean Marc Ayrault II government from 2013 to 2014.


Early life[edit]

Thierry Repentin was born on April 5, 1963 in Saint-Jean-de-la-Porte.[1][2] He was educated in Chambéry and graduated from the Grenoble Institute of Political Studies in Grenoble.[2]


He worked as a parliamentary assistant to Jean-Pierre Cot.[2] He then worked as an assistant to Louis Besson when he was Mayor of Chambéry and later when he was Secretary of Housing under Lionel Jospin from 1997 to 2001.[2]

From 1995 to 2001, he served as Deputy Mayor of Chambéry.[2] Since 2008, he has served as Deputy Mayor of Sonnaz.[2]

He served as a member of the Senate of France, representing the Savoie department, from September 26, 2004 to July 21, 2012.[1] He is a member of the Socialist Party.[1] He served as the Minister for European Affairs from 2013 to 2014.[1]