First Secretary of the Socialist Party (France)

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First Secretary
of the Socialist Party
Premier secrétaire du Parti socialiste
DeputeXIVeLegVeRep-Olivier Faure.jpg
Incumbent
Olivier Faure

since 7 April 2018
Inaugural holderAlain Savary
Formation17 July 1969; 51 years ago (1969-07-17)
Websitewww.parti-socialiste.fr

The First Secretary of the Socialist Party (French: Premier secrétaire du Parti socialiste) is the most senior politician within the Socialist Party in France. The office has been held by Olivier Faure since 7 April 2018.

List of officeholders[edit]

Name Years Notes
1st Alain Savary Savary Alain.jpg 17 July 1969 16 June 1971
2nd François Mitterrand Conferentie van leiders sociaal-democratische partijen EEG-landen in Den Haag, Bestanddeelnr 927-5559 (cropped).jpg 16 June 1971 24 January 1981 Elected President of France in the 1981 election.
3rd Lionel Jospin Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F065127-0013, Köln, SPD Wahlveranstaltung, Jospin (recropped).jpg 24 January 1981 14 May 1988 First term as First Secretary.
4th Pierre Mauroy Pierre Mauroy 1990.jpg 14 May 1988 9 January 1992 Mauroy was Prime Minister of France from 1981 to 1984.
5th Laurent Fabius Laurent Fabius - Royal & Zapatero's meeting in Toulouse for the 2007 French presidential election 0538 2007-04-19.jpg 9 January 1992 3 April 1993 The party leadership collectively resigned on 3 April 1993, following the Socialist defeat in the 1993 legislative election. Fabius was also Prime Minister of France from 1984 to 1986.
6th Michel Rocard Michel Rocard, Bestanddeelnr 934-4187 (cropped).jpg 24 October 1993 19 June 1994 Rocard was Prime Minister of France from 1988 to 1991.
7th Henri Emmanuelli Emmanuelli.jpg 19 June 1994 14 October 1995
8th Lionel Jospin Lionel Jospin 2008.jpg 14 October 1995 27 November 1997 Second term, interrupted by his appointment as Prime Minister of France.
9th François Hollande François Hollande - Royal & Zapatero's meeting in Toulouse for the 2007 French presidential election 0550 2007-04-19.jpg 27 November 1997 26 November 2008 Longest-serving First Secretary. Elected President of France in the 2012 presidential election.
10th Martine Aubry Martine Aubry.png 26 November 2008[1] 12 September 2012 First woman to hold the office.
11th Harlem Désir Harlem Désir 01.JPG 12 September 2012 15 April 2014
12th Jean-Christophe Cambadélis Socialist rally Zenith 2007 05 29 n1.jpg 15 April 2014 30 September 2017 Resigned in the wake of the party's defeat in the 2017 legislative election.
Rachid Temal Rachid Temal (cropped).jpg 30 September 2017 7 April 2018 Served an interim tenure.
13th Olivier Faure Olivier Faure.jpg 7 April 2018 Incumbent Elected by acclamation in 29 March 2018, following the withdrawal of Stéphane Le Foll.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Harlem Désir temporarily assumed the leadership of Socialist Party from 30 June to 16 October 2011, during Martine Aubry's candidacy for the presidential primaries.