Patrick Devedjian

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Birthplace Paris
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Birth date 26 August 1944
Lived in Paris
Resides in Paris
Death place Paris
Death date 2020/03/29
Death year 2020
Profession Politician
Languages French, Armenian
Ethnicities Armenian
Dialects Western Armenian
Ancestral villages Sivas
Relatives Karekin Deveciyan

Patrick Devedjian (26 August 1944 – 29 March 2020) was a French politician of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party. A close adviser of Nicolas Sarkozy since the 1990s, he was Minister under the Prime Minister in charge of the Implementation of the Recovery Plan, a special ministerial post created for two years following the global financial crisis of 2008, a tenure which commenced in December 2008. He was of Armenian descent. In the night of 28 to 29 March 2020, he died of COVID-19 during the coronavirus pandemic.