Claude-Gérard Marcus is confirmed dead at the age of 86.
Claude-Gérard was best known as a French politician.
Claude-Gérard Marcus
Bernard Quesson - Claude-Gérard Marcus - Alain Juppé - Jacques Chirac en 1988.jpg
From left: Bernard Quesson, Claude-Gérard Marcus, Alain Juppé, and Jacques Chirac in 1988
Member of the French National Assembly for Paris's 8th constituency
In office
11 July 1968 – 1 April 1986
Preceded byJean-Charles Leppidi
Succeeded byposition abolished, constituencies redrawn
Mayor of the 10th arrondissement of Paris
In office
13 March 1983 – 19 March 1989
Preceded byposition established
Succeeded byClaude Challal
Member of the French National Assembly for Paris
In office
2 April 1986 – 14 May 1988
Member of the French National Assembly for Paris's 5th constituency
In office
14 May 1988 – 21 April 1997
Preceded byposition established, constituencies redrawn
Succeeded byTony Dreyfus
Personal details
Born24 August 1933
Paris, France
Died24 July 2020(2020-07-24) (aged 86)
NationalityFrench
Political partyUDR
RPR
Claude-Gérard Marcus (24 August 1933 – 24 July 2020) was a French politician.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Distinctions
3 Publications
4 References
Biography
Marcus was born in 1933 in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. He was the son of Paul Marcus, a doctor and art dealer. He was able to escape the roundups by Nazi Germany during World War II. In addition to his political career, he chaired the Musée d'Art Juif and helped establish the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme, of which he was the President until 2001. He subsequently became Honorary President. He also co-chaired the Association Nationale Judaïsme et Liberté.
Claude-Gérard Marcus died on 24 July 2020 at the age of 86.
Distinctions
Officer of the Legion of Honour
Publications
Du sens de l'histoire aux pensées uniques : Quelques vérités d'un ancien député gaulliste (2001)
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