Jean-Christophe Mitterrand

Jean -Christophe Mitterrand (born 19 December 1946 in Boulogne- Billancourt ) is one of the sons of former French president François Mitterrand. He initially from 1973 to 1982 as a journalist for Agence France-Presse ( AFP) in West Africa working and later worked for his father as an advisor for the African continent. For this he received the nickname Papamadi in Africa (after frz: " Papa m'a dit" - "Dad told me ").

Between December 2000 and February 2001 he was in custody because he is said to have received payments from the arms dealer Pierre Falcone, who stood with arms smuggling and sale of heavy weapons to the government of Angola in the early 1990s in conjunction. The investigation in this case are ongoing, but came to a halt because of procedural errors. On 22 June 2004 he was taken into police custody for 24 hours on suspicion of money laundering, but it has been opened so far no formal investigation.

  • Politicians (France)
  • Journalist (France)
  • Family member of a famous person
  • François Mitterrand
  • Of the Order of Infante Dom Henrique ( Grand Officer )
  • Frenchman
  • Born in 1946
  • Man