- Category : 1925-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Education 1
French politician who served as Housing Minister from 22 May to 23 June 1981, under former French President François Mitterrand. He was also a Socialist member of the French Senate for the Puy-de-Dôme from 1974 to 1981, then from 1983 to April 1998, and again from September 1986 to 1998. He also served as the Mayor of Clermont-Ferrand from 1973 to 1998. He was a personal friend of Albert Camus. He committed suicide on 17 July 1998.