Alfred Marie-Jeanne

Alfred Marie-Jeanne (French pronunciation: ​[alfʁɛd maʁi ʒan]; born November 15, 1936 in Rivière-Pilote, Martinique) is a French politician, a leader in the Martinican Independence Movement (MIM) since 1978.[1][2] He served as mayor of the commune of Rivière-Pilote[3] from 1971 to 2000 and served as President of the Regional Council of Martinique from March 20, 1998 to March 22, 2010. Alfred Marie-Jeanne represented Martinique's 1st constituency in the French National Assembly from 2012 to 2017. He was succeeded in this constituency by Josette Manin.

Alfred Marie-Jeanne
Parliamentary groupREG
President of the Executive Council of Martinique
Assumed office
2015
Deputy for Martinique's 4th constituency in the National Assembly of France
In office
1997–2012
Succeeded byJean-Philippe Nilor
Deputy for Martinique's 1st constituency in the National Assembly of France
In office
2012–2012
Preceded byLouis-Joseph Manscour
Succeeded byJosette Manin
Personal details
Born (1936-11-15) November 15, 1936 (age 84)
Rivière-Pilote, Martinique
Political partyMartinican Independence Movement

Gran Sanblé pour ba peyi an chans, a coalition of the Martinican Independence Movement and right-wing parties, led by Alfred Marie-Jeanne defeated Ensemble pour une Martinique Nouvelle [fr], a coalition of left-wing parties, led by Serge Letchimy winning 33 seats out of 51 seats of the Territorial Collectivity's new assembly during the election held on December 13, 2015 in Martinique.[4] Alfred Marie-Jeanne is currently the president of the executive council of the Territorial Collectivity of Martinique.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Voters in Martinique, French Guiana Reject Efforts to Reduce French Control". Journal of Turkish Weekly. 11 January 2010. Archived from the original on 13 January 2010. Retrieved 31 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Ameringer, Charles D. (1992). Political parties of the Americas, 1980s to 1990s: Canada, Latin America, and the West Indies. Greenwood. p. 395. ISBN 978-0-313-27418-3.
  3. ^ O'Mara, Michael (1999). Facts about the world's nations. H.W. Wilson. p. 611. ISBN 978-0-8242-0955-1.
  4. ^ "La liste d'Alfred Marie-Jeanne remporte les élections territoriales 2015" (in French). 14 December 2016.
  5. ^ "Les élus de la CTM" (in French). Archived from the original on 2016-05-15.