Jean-Noël de Bouillane de Lacoste is confirmed dead at the age of 85.
Jean-Noël was best known as a French ambassador and diplomat.
Jean-Noël de Bouillane de Lacoste
Third Secretary of France to the United Nations in New York City
In office
1964–1967
Second Secretary of France to Poland
In office
1967–1970
Second Consulate of France in Santiago, Chile
In office
1973–1975
Second Consulate of France in Beijing, China
In office
1975–1979
Ambassador of France to Laos
In office
1982–1985
Preceded byRoger Duzer
Succeeded byMarc Menguy
Consulate Minister of France in London, United Kingdom
In office
1985–1989
Ambassador of France to Tunisia
In office
1992–1995
Preceded byAlain Grenier
Succeeded byJacques Lanxade
Ambassador of France to Israel
In office
1995–1999
Preceded byPierre Brochand
Succeeded byJacques Huntzinger
Personal details
Born23 December 1934
Vendôme, France
Died21 July 2020(2020-07-21) (aged 85)
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
NationalityFrench
Jean-Noël de Bouillane de Lacoste (23 December 1934 – 21 July 2020) was a French ambassador and diplomat.
Biography
De Bouillane de Lacoste was the son of Henry Adrien de Bouillane de Lacoste. He was a descendant of the de Bouillane family, with old nobility from Dauphiné. De Bouillane de Lacoste studied at Lycée Ronsard in Vendôme and the Lycée Michel Montaigne in Bordeaux. He earned a degree in political studies from the École nationale d'administration in 1964.
De Bouillane de Lacoste served numerous ambassadorial roles throughout his career, most notably as Ambassador of France to Laos, to Tunisia, and to Israel.
He also served as President of the Fréquence protestante radio from 2001 to 2007. He also wrote in the journal Réforme. He was an active member of Action des chrétiens pour l'abolition de la torture.
Jean-Noël de Bouillane de Lacoste died on 21 July 2020 in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre at the age of 85.
Distinctions
Commander of the Legion of Honour
Commander of the Ordre national du Mérite
Officer of the Order of Polonia Restituta
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