Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
Parliament of France
(female suffrage 1944)

See also France Ministers

Senat and L'Assemblée Nationale

1945 Secretary of l’Assemblée constituante Marie-Madeleine Dienesch
MP 1995-81, Secretary of State of Education 1968, Secretary of State of Social Affairs 1968- 69 and Secretary of State of Social Action and Readaptation 1969-74. Ambassador to Luxembourg de 1975-78, General Counccillor of the Canton de Plouguenast dans les Côtes-du-Nord 1976-1982 and member of the Regional Council of Bretagne of the European Parliament

1946 Vice-President of l’Assemblée constituante Madeleine Braun

1947-52 Vice-President of Conseil de la République Gilberte Pierre-Brossolete
She was member of the Consultative Provisory Assembly and of the Constituent Assembly. Vice-President of the Upper House from her election to that chamber. 

1947 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Germaine Peyrolles  

1948-54 Vice-President of the Conseil de la République Marcelle Devaud
(d. 1980).

1952 Vice-Présidente of l'Assemblée de l'Union française Eugénie Eboué-Tell
Born in Guyane, she was married to Félix Eboué, governor of Tchad 1938,governor Afrique équatoriale française. She was engaged in the resitance movement and was delegate to the Provisory Consultative Assembly, Municipal Councillor of Grand Bourg in Guadeloupe and member of the Constituent Assemblies in 1945 and 1946, elected to the Council of the Republic in 1946. (d. 1972).

1959-71 Vice-President of the Senate Marie-Hélène Cardot
Senateur 1946-71. (d. 1977).

1959-60 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie-Hélène Lefaucheux
Vice-President of the Municipal Assembly of Paris 1945-48, and lived (1904-64).

1960-65 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Jacqueline Thomé-Patenôtre
Senator 1946-54 and MP 1954-65 and in 1957 Under-Secretary of state of Reconstruction and Housing. (d. 1995).

1967-68 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie-Claude Valliant-Couturier

1974-75 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Hélène Constants

1974-75 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Anne-Marie Fritsch

1978-79 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie-Thérèse Goutmann

1978-79 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Catherine Lagatu

1978-79 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Jeannie Porte

1980 Secretary of the Senate Chantal Leblanc

1981-82 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie Jacq

1982-83 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Paulette Nevoux

1984-85 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Louise Moreau

1985-86 Quaestor of L’Assemblée Nationale Denise Cacheux-Habigand

1986-89 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie-France Lecuir

1988-93 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Christiane Papon

1988-89 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie-Josèphe Sublet

1993-97 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Nicole Catala
1999-2002 4th Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale
Between 1986-88 Secretary of State for Education, 1995-97 Deputy Mayor of Paris. In 1997 she was the right-wing candidate for President of the Assemblée

1993-95 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Monique Papon
2004-08 Secretary of the Senate
2008-11 Vice-President of the Senate
Former Vice-Présidente du conseil général de la Loire-Atlantique, Senator from 2001. (b. 1934-).

1995-98 Secretary of the Senate Maryse Bergé-Lauringe

1995-98 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Huguette Jacquaint

1997-98 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie-Françoise Pérol-Dumont
1998
-2006 and 2007-11 Secretary
President of the General Council of the Department of
Haute-Vienne from 2004.

1997-98 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Yvette Roudy
1998-2002 Secretary
Minister-Delegate by the Premier Minister for Women's Rights 1981-85 and Minister of  Women's Rights 1985-86. (b. 1929-)

1997-98 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Nicole Feidt
1998-2002 Secretary

1998-99 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Bernadette Isaac-Sibille

1998-2001 Secretary of the Senate Marie-Madeleine Dieulangand

1999 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Miguette Jacquaint

2000-02 1st Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Christine Lazerges

2001-04 Secretary of the Senate Annick Bocandé

2001-04 Secretary of the Senate Nelly Olin
Minister-Delegate for the Fight Against Exclution in the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Protection from 2004.

2001-08 Secretary of the Senate Gisèle Printz

2002-03 and 2005-07 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Paulette Guinchard-Kunstler
Secretary of State for Health and Handicapped 2001-02.

2002-03 and 2006-07 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Marie-Françoise Clergeau

2003-05 and 2006-07 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Hélène Mignon

2004-08 Vice-President of the Senate Michèle André
Minister-Delegate for Women's Rights 1988-92 and also Vice-President of the Conseil Général of Puy-de-Dôme.

2004-08 Secretary of the Senate Yolande Boyer
Vice-President of the Communauté de Communes du Bassin de Chateaulin.

2004- Secretary of the Senate Michelle Demessine
Secretary of State of Tourism 1997-2001 and later Deputy Mayor of Lille and Vice-President of the Lille-Métropole Communauté urbaine

2005-06 and 2008-12 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Odile Saugues  

2007-09 Vice-President of L’Assemblée Nationale Catherine Génisson

2007-12 Questeur of L'Assemblée Nationale Marylise Lebranchu
Secretary of State of Finance, Economy and Industry for Small Bussiness, Commerce and Artisans 1997-2000 and Keeper of the Seals and Minister of Justice 2000-02 and Minister of Administrative Reform from 2012. (b. 1947-).

2007-09 Vice-President of L'Assemblée Nationale Claude Greff  
2009-12 Secretary of L'Assemblée Nationale

2008-11 Vice-President of the Senate Catherine Tasca
2014- Secretary of the Senate
Minister-Delegate for Communication in the Ministry of Culture and Communication 1991, Minister-Delegate of Foreign Affairs for the Francophonie 1991-92, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs for the Francophonie and External Cultural Relations 1992-93 and Minister of Culture and Communication 2000-02. (b. 1941-).

2008-11 Secretary of the Senate Monique Cerisier-ben Guiga

2008-11
Secretary of the Senate Christiane Demontès
Vice-Présidente du conseil régional de Rhône-Alpes

2008-11 Secretary of the Senate Sylvie Desmarescaux

2008-11 Secretary of the Senate Anne-Marie Payet
Deputy Mayor of
Cilaos in Réunion

2008-09 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale
Danièle Hoffman-Rispal
2009-12 Vice-President
Deputy Mayor of Paris 2001-08 and MP from 2001.

2008-12 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Danielle Bousquet 

2008-14 Secretary of L’Assemblée Nationale Arlette Grosskost 

2009-12 1. Vice-President of L'Assemblée Nationale Catherine Vautrin
2012- 6. Vice-President of L'Assemblée Nationale

2011-14 Vice-President of the Senate Bariza Khiari

2011-14 Secretary of the Senate Marie-Hélène des Esgaulx

2011-14 Secretary of the Senate Odette Herviaux

2011-14 Secretary of the Senate Marie-Noëlle Lienemann
Former Delegate Minister and Secretary of State and European Parliament Vice-President

2011-14 Secretary of the Senate Catherine Procaccia

2011-12 6. Vice-President of L'Assemblée Nationale Laurence Dumont
2012- 1. Vice-President of L'Assemblée Nationale
When the Socialist Designated Candidate for the post of President of the National Assembly, Segolene Royal, was not elected to the chamber, she was mentioned as a possible candidate for the presidency, but withrew in favour of Elisabeth Guigou, who lost to a man in the internal Socialist election.

2012- 4. Vice-President  of L'Assemblée Nationale Sandrine Mazetier

2012- Questeur of  of L'Assemblée Nationale Marie-Françoise Clergeau

2012-14 Secretary of  of L'Assemblée Nationale Pascale Got

2012- Secretary  of L'Assemblée Nationale Bérengère Poletti

2014- Vice-President of the Senate Françoise Cartron

2014- Vice-President of the Senate Jacqueline Gourault

2014- Vice-President of the Senate Isabelle Debré

2014- Secretary of the Senate Corinne Bouchoux

2014- Secretary of the Senate Valérie Létard

2014- Secretary of the Senate Colette Mélot

 

Last update 16.10.16