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Catherine Picard

Catherine Picard
Member, French National Assembly
In office
June 1, 1997 – June 8, 2002
Personal details
Born (1952-08-14) August 14, 1952
Hauts-de-Seine, France
Political party French Socialist Party

Catherine Picard (born August 14, 1952) is a French politician from the French Socialist Party. She was a member of the French National Assembly from 1997 to 2002.


  • Career 1
  • Published works 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Picard was elected on June 1, 1997 for the French Socialist Party and was responsible for public education. In 2001, together with centrist senator Nicolas About, she drafted the About-Picard law.[1]

In 2007 Picard was found guilty of slander against the Jehovah's Witnesses.[1] In 2009 she became a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.[2]

Published works

  • Fournier, Anne; Picard, Catherine (2002). Sectes, démocratie et mondialisation. Paris:  


  1. ^ a b Eileen Barker, ed. (2010). The Centrality of Religion in Social Life. Ashgate Publishing. pp. 46–47, 60. 
  2. ^ "Légion d'honneur, la promotion du Nouvel An" (in Français). La Croix. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 

External links

  • Official page at National Assembly website

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