Henri Nallet, former minister of justice underneath François Mitterrand, is lifeless | EUROtoday

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Henri Nallet, former minister of agriculture and justice, attends a conference in memory of Michel Rocard, at the National Assembly on September 15, 2016.

Henri Nallet, former minister of agriculture after which justice underneath François Mitterrand, died on Wednesday May 29 on the age of 85, introduced the Jean-Jaurès Foundation, of which he was the honorary president. “It is a great statesman that France is losing today”writes Jean-Marc Ayrault, former prime minister and president of the Jean-Jaurès Foundation, in a press launch.

Researcher on the National Institute of Agronomic Research then advisor on agricultural points to François Mitterrand, Henri Nallet was the socialist president's minister of agriculture between 1985 and 1986, then between 1988 and 1990. He was subsequently turned Keeper of the Seals in 1990, a place he retained till 1992.

There was “shows all its attachment to questions of justice and human rights”, underlines Jean-Marc Ayrault. Henri Nallet had additionally been mayor of the city of Tonnerre, in Yonne, between 1989 and 1998. A division of which he was the deputy between 1986 and 1988, then between 1997 and 1999.

In the Nineteen Nineties, he accessed “to the vice-presidency of the Party of European Socialists”additionally remembers Jean-Marc Ayrault. “Very sad to hear of the death of Henri Nallet, François Mitterrand's traveling companion to whom he brought his agricultural expertise (…) We will miss his finesse”additionally reacted on the social community X the primary secretary of the PS, Olivier Faure.

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