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Jean Leonetti (born 9 July 1948) is a French politician, president of The Republicans since 2019. He represents the Alpes-Maritimes department,[1] and is a member of the Radical Party, although he represents the UMP party as its Vice-President at the National Assembly.

Jean Leonetti
EPP Summit, 20 June 2019 - Jean Leonetti (48098189641) (cropped).jpg
President of The Republicans (interim)
Assumed office
2 June 2019
Preceded byLaurent Wauquiez
Mayor of Antibes
Assumed office
25 June 1995
Member of the National Assembly
for Alpes-Maritimes's 7th constituency
In office
Preceded byMichel Rossi
Succeeded byÉric Pauget
Minister for European Affairs
In office
PresidentNicolas Sarkozy
Preceded byLaurent Wauquiez
Succeeded byBernard Cazeneuve
Personal details
Born (1948-07-09) 9 July 1948 (age 71)
Marseille, France
Political partyThe Republicans


  1. ^ "LISTE DÉFINITIVE DES DÉPUTÉS ÉLUS À L'ISSUE DES DEUX TOURS" (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 2010-07-04.