Jean-Yves Le Drian (French Jean-Yves Le Drian) - French politician. Member of the Socialist Party of France. French Defense Minister in the cabinets of Jean-Marc Herault, Manuel Valls, Bernard Kazneuve from May 16, 2012 to May 17, 2017. Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of France since May 17, 2017 in the office of Edouard Philippe.
Place of Birth. Education. Jean-Yves Le Drian was born on June 30, 1947 to a working-class family in Lorient, Brittany. In 1973 he graduated from the university. Agreje on modern history.
Political career. From 1977 to 2004 - Municipal Councilor of the city of Lorient (department of Morbihan).
From 1978 to 1991 and from 1997 to 2007 - Member of the National Assembly of France from Morbihan.
In 1981-1998 he was mayor of Lorient (department of Morbihan).
In 1983-2004 - President of the Intermunicipal Multipurpose Association (fR. Syndicat intercommunal à vocation multiple) of Lorient (6 municipalities), then the district of Lorient (10 municipalities), and finally the Community of the agglomeration of Lorient (19 municipalities).
From 1991 to 1992 - Secretary of State for Maritime Affairs under the Minister of Housing, Transport and Space of France.
Since 1993 - Honorary General Inspector of Education of France.
In 1998-2004 - Regional Councilor of Brittany.
In 2004-2012 - Chairman of the Regional Council of Brittany.
Since 2005, he has been appointed vice-chairman of the French delegation to the Committee of the Regions, and became a member of the Committee's Bureau.
In 2009-2010 . supervised the election campaign of the Socialist Party in the elections to the regional parliaments. The party lost to the Union for a Popular Movement.
In 2010, he was elected President of the Conference of the European Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR).
From May 16, 2012 to May 17, 2017 - Minister of Defense of France under President Francois Hollande.
In the first round of the 2017 presidential election, he supported the candidacy of Emmanuel Macron.
Since May 17, 2017 - Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of France in the cabinet of Edouard Philippe.
Member socialist party of france, March 8, 2018 announced the withdrawal from it.
From July 6, 2023 - Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of France in the government of Jean Castex.