(born July 1, 1955 in Nice
) is a French politician of Italian origin, member of the French Parliament (National Assembly of France
), mayor of Nice
since 2008. He is a supporter of Nicolas Sarkozy
From 2009 to 2010, he was Minister for Industry in François Fillon
's government. He was also President of the general council
for the Alpes-Maritimes département
until December 2008.
Prior to his career in politics, Estrosi competed in Grand Prix motorcycle road racing
. His best result was a fourth place finish in the 1978
500cc French Grand Prix
Minister for Industry : 2009-2010.
Secretary of State for Overseas : 2007-2008.
Minister of Land Management : 2005-2007.Electoral mandatesNational Assembly of France
Member of the National Assembly of France
(5th constituency) : 1988-1993 (Resignation) / 1997-2005 (Became minister in 2005) / Reelected in 2007, but he stays minister / 2008-2009 (Became minister in 2009) / Since 2010. Elected in 1988, reelected in 1993, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2008.Regional Council
Vice-president of the Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Regional councillor of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
: 1992-2002 (Resignation). Reelected in 1998.General Council
President of the General Council of Alpes-Maritimes
: 2003-2008. Reelected in 2004, 2008.
Vice-president of the General Council of Alpes-Maritimes
General councillor of Alpes-Maritimes
: 1985-1993... Read More