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Jean-Yves Le Drian
Jean-Yves Le Drian 2017.jpg
Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
17 May 2017
Prime MinisterÉdouard Philippe
Preceded byJean-Marc Ayrault
President of the Regional Council of Brittany
Assumed office
18 December 2015
Preceded byPierrick Massiot
Minister of Defence
In office
16 May 2012 – 17 May 2017
Prime MinisterJean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Preceded byGérard Longuet
Succeeded bySylvie Goulard
Personal details
Born (1947-06-30) 30 June 1947 (age 73)
Lorient, France
Political partySocialist Party
Alma materUniversity of Rennes 2

Jean-Yves Le Drian (French pronunciation: [ʒã.iv lə.dʁi.jã]); born 30 June 1947) is a French politician. He is a member of the French Socialist Party. He served as the Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs under President François Hollande[1] and was nominated by Emmanuel Macron to serve as Foreign Minister in the Philippe cabinet.