Robert Badinter

Politician

1928 –

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Who is Robert Badinter?

Robert Badinter is a high-profile French criminal lawyer, university professor and politician mainly known for his struggle against the death penalty, the abolition of which he successfully sponsored in Parliament in 1981. A member of the Socialist Party, he served as Minister of Justice and then President of the Constitutional Council under François Mitterrand.

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Born
Mar 30, 1928
Paris
Spouses
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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