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Fabius, Laurent (Laurent Fabius)

Born: 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Politician


1946 - Born on August 20th in Paris, France. French left-wing politician.


1978 - Fabius was elected to the National Assembly.


1981-1983 - After the socialist victory, he served as Budget Minister and Minister for Research and Industry.


1984-1986 - Was the Socialist Prime Minister of France. - Fabius resigned following the French Socialist Party defeat.


1988 - He returned to power when he became President of the National Assembly.


1992 - He became the First Secretary.


1995 - Became president of the Socialist bloc in the National Assembly.


2000-2002 - He was finance minister under Premier Lionel Jospin.


2005 - Fabius broke with his party and campaigned against the proposed European Union constitution, which French voters rejected.


2006 - Was an unsuccessful candidate for the Socialist party's nomination for the presidency.


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