Jean-Claude Colliard

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Jean-Claude Colliard
Born(1946-03-15)15 March 1946
Died27 March 2014(2014-03-27) (aged 68)
Paris, France
Civil servant

Jean-Claude Colliard (March 15, 1946 – March 27, 2014) was a French academic and senior public servant.[1]

Colliard was born in Paris, he graduated from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (SciencesPo), and obtained a Ph.D. in law from the University of Paris. He also held an agrégation in Public Law and Political Science.

He was a member of the Constitutional Council of France (from 1998 to 2007),[2] and later was the chancellor of Université Panthéon Sorbonne Paris 1, France's top secondary institution,[3] he was Chief of Staff for President François Mitterrand from 1982 to 1988.[4] He was Chief of Staff to Laurent Fabius, President of the National Assembly from 1988 to 1992.

He was a recognized specialist in Comparative Government, he was director of the Department of Political Science at University Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne in 1995. He died on March 27, 2014, aged 68.


  1. ^ Agence France-Presse (March 27, 2014). "Décès de Jean-Claude Colliard, ancien directeur de cabinet de François Mitterrand" (in French). Le Nouvel Observateur. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Jean-Claude Colliard, élu à la présidence de Paris 1" (in French). 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2010-12-18. De mars 1998 à mars 2007, Jean-Claude Colliard était membre du Conseil constitutionnel.
  3. ^ "Jean-Claude Colliard". The Europaeum. Archived from the original on 2011-08-14. Retrieved 2010-12-18. In academia, he distinguished himself at the Politiques de Paris, as professor in the Institute of Public Administration of Nantes, dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Science at Nantes and professor and head of the Political Science department at Paris I.
  4. ^ "Jean-Claude Colliard : " Cela continue sans doute "" (in French). Le Parisien. 1998-05-28. Retrieved 2010-12-18. Jean-Claude Colliard, qui fut directeur de cabinet de François Mitterrand de 1982 à 1988.