Catherine Picard

Catherine Picard (born 14 August 1952) is a French politician from the French Socialist Party. She was a member of the French National Assembly from 1997 to 2002.

Catherine Picard
Member, French National Assembly
In office
1 June 1997 – 8 June 2002
Personal details
Born (1952-08-14) 14 August 1952 (age 67)
Hauts-de-Seine, France
Political partyFrench Socialist Party


Picard was elected on 1 June 1997 for the French Socialist Party and was responsible for public education. In 2001, together with centrist senator Nicolas About, she drafted the About-Picard law.[1]

In 2007 Picard was found guilty of slander against the Jehovah's Witnesses.[1] In 2009 she became a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.[2]

Published worksEdit

  • Fournier, Anne; Picard, Catherine (2002). Sectes, démocratie et mondialisation. Paris: Presses universitaires de France. ISBN 978-2-13-052569-1.


  1. ^ a b Eileen Barker, ed. (2010). The Centrality of Religion in Social Life. Ashgate Publishing. pp. 46–47, 60.
  2. ^ "Légion d'honneur, la promotion du Nouvel An" (in French). La Croix. Retrieved 17 January 2015.

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