Yves Cochet

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Yves Cochet
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Yves Cochet in 2007
Member of the European Parliament
for France
In office
25 July 1989 – 31 December 1991
Assumed office
7 December 2011
Minister of Environment and Regional Planning
In office
10 July 2001 – 5 May 2002
Prime Minister Lionel Jospin
Preceded by Dominique Voynet
Succeeded by Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin
Member of the French National Assembly
for Val d'Oise
In office
1 June 1997 – 10 August 2001
Member of the French National Assembly
for Paris (11th constituency)
In office
19 June 2002 – 6 December 2011
Preceded by Nicole Catala
Personal details
Born (1946-02-15) 15 February 1946 (age 71)
Rennes, France
Nationality French
Political party Europe Écologie–The Greens
Profession Computer scientist
Website yvescochet.net

Yves Cochet is a French politician, member of Europe Écologie–The Greens. He was minister in the government of Lionel Jospin. On December 6, 2011, he was elected member of the European Parliament (MEP).[1]

He studied Mathematics and became researcher-lecturer at Institut National des Sciences appliquées -Rennes in 1969. In june, 1971, teaming with Maurice Nivat, he obtained a PhD for his research on « Sur l’algébricité des classes de certaines congruences définies sur le monoïde libre ».



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