Minister of the Overseas (France)

The Minister of the Overseas (French: Ministre des Outre-mer) is the official in charge of the Ministry of the Overseas in the Government of the French Republic, responsible for overseeing the Overseas France. The office was titled Minister of the Colonies (Ministre des Colonies) until 1946.[1]

Minister of the Overseas of the French Republic
Ministre des Outre-mer de la République française
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Jack of the Minister of the Overseas
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Incumbent
Sébastien Lecornu

since 6 July 2020
France Ministry of the Overseas
Member of Government
Council of Ministers
Reports to President of the Republic
Prime Minister
Seat Hôtel de Montmorin
Paris 7e, France
Nominator Prime Minister
Appointer President of the Republic
Term length No fixed term
Formation 20 March 1894
First holder Ernest Boulanger
Salary €10,135 per month
Website www.outre-mer.gouv.fr

The position is currently held by Sébastien Lecornu, who took office on 6 July 2020, succeeding Annick Girardin.

OfficeholdersEdit

Minister of the Colonies (1894–1946)Edit

Minister of the Overseas (1946–present)Edit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Government of the French Republic (20 January 1946). "Constitution du Gouvernement provisoire de la République Française". Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  2. ^ Government of the French Republic (17 May 2017). "Décret du 17 mai 2017 relatif à la composition du Gouvernement". Retrieved 17 July 2019.