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|Mayor of Paris|
25 March 2001 – 5 April 2014
|Preceded by||Jean Tiberi|
|Succeeded by||Anne Hidalgo|
|Senator of Paris|
24 September 1995 – 27 March 2001
|Member of the National Assembly
for Paris's 26th constituency
21 June 1981 – 1 April 1986
|Preceded by||Joël Le Tac|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Born||30 May 1950
Tunis, French Tunisia
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Alma mater||University of Toulouse|
Bertrand Delanoë (born 30 May 1950) is a retired French politician. He was Mayor of Paris from 25 March 2001 to 5 April 2014. He is a member of the Socialist Party. He was born in Tunis, French Tunisia.
Delanoë was stabbed on 5 October 2002 during the Nuit Blanche, a night of festivities in Paris. Before being taken to hospital, Delanoë ordered that the festivities continue. Delanoë's wound was not life-threatening and he left the hospital after about two weeks.
Delanoë was one of the first major French politicians to announce that he was gay.
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