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Félix Braz

Félix Braz (born 16 March 1966)[1] is a Luxembourgish politician for the Greens and the current Minister of Justice in the Bettel-Schneider coalition government.

Biography[edit]

Braz, son of Portuguese immigrants, was born in Differdange in 1966.[1] After secondary school, he started studying law at Panthéon-Sorbonne University, but broke off his studies after one year.[1]

In 1990 he worked as chief editor and presenter of a news broadcast in Portuguese on RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg.[1]

From 1991 he was the parliamentary secretary for the Greens.[1] He was also a communal councillor in Esch-sur-Alzette from 1995 to 2000, and an alderman (échevin) from 2000 to 2011.[1]

He was first elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 2004 for the Sud constituency, and was re-elected in 2009 and 2013.[1] In the Chamber, he was vice-chairman of the Committee for Transport from 2004 to 2009.[1] After the October 2013 elections, he became chairman of the Greens' parliamentary group.[1] He joined the new coalition government as Minister for Justice on 4 December 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "BRAZ Félix: Biography". gouvernement.lu : L’actualité du gouvernement du Luxembourg (in French). 30 April 2014. Retrieved 2017-11-02.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Octavie Modert
Minister for Justice
2013 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent