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  de Villepin, Dominique
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AffiliationUnited Republic  
  2011-00-00  
 
NameDominique de Villepin
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Born November 14, 1953 (64 years)
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Last ModifedLa Fayette
Feb 23, 2012 10:04am
Tags Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Death Penalty - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage -
InfoDominique de Villepin was born on 14 November 1953 in Rabat, Morocco. He is the son of Yvonne Hétier, a senior administrative court counsel, and of Xavier de Villepin, senator (Union Centriste group) representing French citizens residing outside of France since 1986.
Education

Bachelor’s degree in literature and law Degree from the Institute for Political Studies Former student at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (January 1978-May 1980, the “Voltaire” graduating class)
Career

Appointed and certified as foreign affairs secretary, 1 June 1980.

Ministry for Foreign Affairs (African and Malagasy Affairs), 1980-81; African and Malagasy Affairs and Centre for Analysis and Forecasting, 1981-84.

May 1984-July 1987: Leaves for Washington, where he serves as first secretary of the French Embassy to the United States. At the time of Irangate and the arms-for-hostages scandal, he is the officer responsible for problems in the Middle East.

1987-89: He becomes director of the press and information unit of the French Embassy to the United States.

Second councillor of the French Embassy in New Delhi, 1989-90; first councillor in the same posting, 1990-92.

Ministry for Foreign Affairs (African and Malagasy Affairs), assistant director, 1992-93.

Ministry for Foreign Affairs: principal private secretary to the Minister, 1993-95.

January 1996-May 1999: Succeeds René Souchon as chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Forestry Office (Office national des forêts - ONF).

Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Republic, May 1995-May 2002.
Ministerial posts

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and the French-speaking Countries, May 2002 to March 2004.

Appointed Minister for the Interior, Internal Security and Local Freedoms in March 2004.
Bibliography

- 1986: Parole d’exil
- 1988: Le Droit d’aînesse (pub. Poésie).
- 2002: Les Cent jours
- 2003: Eloge des voleurs de feu, Le Cri de la gargouille, Un autre monde (preface by Stanley Hoffmann)
- 2004: Le requin et la mouette
- 2005: L’Homme européen (with Jorge Semprun), Histoire de la diplomatie française

Official Biography
Office of Prime Minister
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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
01/27/2012-02/01/2012 OpinionWay 29.00% ( 2.0) 51.00% ( 1.0) 20.00% ( 1.0)
01/03/2012-01/07/2012 OpinionWay 31.00% ( 1.0) 50.00% ( 5.0) 19.00% ( 4.0)
10/21/2011-10/22/2011 Ipsos 33.00% ( 0.0) 54.00% ( 0.0) 13.00% ( 0.0)
10/13/2011-10/14/2011 IFOP 46.00% ( 9.0) 52.00% ( 9.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)
10/07/2011-10/12/2011 OpinionWay 30.00% ( 0.0) 55.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 0.0)
03/09/2006-03/17/2006 IFOP 37.00% ( 15.0) 61.00% ( 14.0) 2.00% ( 1.0)
02/22/2006-02/25/2006 BVA 42.00% ( 0.0) 46.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
02/02/2006-02/03/2006 IFOP 52.00% ( 8.0) 47.00% ( 6.0) 1.00% ( 14.0)
06/09/2005-06/17/2005 IFOP 44.00% ( 0.0) 41.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 0.0)
06/03/2005-06/04/2005 Louis-Harris 41.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
03/09/2012-03/10/2012 Ipsos 34.00% ( 0.0) 54.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
01/19/2012-01/20/2012 IFOP 43.00% ( 0.0) 55.00% ( 0.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 11, 2012 06:35pm News French ex-PM Villepin questioned in scam probe  Article La Fayette 
Jul 27, 2007 01:00pm News Ex-French PM [Villepin] charged in smear campaign  Article Monsieur 
May 31, 2005 06:00am News Villepin named new French PM  Article User 215 

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  05/31/2005 French Prime Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  03/31/2004 French Interior Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/07/2002 French Foreign Affairs Minister Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  02/15/2012 French President - UMP Nomination Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
French President - Apr 23, 2017 EM Emmanuel Macron
French President - Apr 23, 1995 UMP Jacques Chirac