|Birthname||Maurice Jacques Jean-Marie Gourdault-Montagne|
|born on||16 November 1953 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )|
|Place||Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20|
|Timezone||MET h1e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||23°58' 24°11 Asc. 26°37'|
French diplomat who joined the French Foreign Ministry in 1978.
He served as First Secretary at the French Embassy in New Delhi (1981–83), Counsellor in Bonn (1988–91), then as Spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry (1991–93) and Deputy Private Secretary to the Minister to Foreign Affairs (1993–95). He became Private Secretary and Head of the Prime Minister's Office (1995–97). He served as the Ambassador to Japan (1998–2002) and became Senior Diplomatic Advisor and G8 sherpa to the French President Jacques Chirac (2002–07). He was appointed as French Ambassador to the United Kingdom in 2007 and became Ambassador to Germany on 14 March 2011. On 20 August 2014, he was appointed Ambassador to China.
Didier Geslain archive, 'g' pdf file, p. 154.
- Vocation : Politics : Diplomat