Antoine Karam

This article is about former French Guiana politician. For Lebanese politician and government minister, see Antoine Karam (politician). For Antoine Carême, a French chef, see Marie-Antoine Carême.
Antoine Karam
4th President of the Regional Council of French Guiana
In office
22 March 1992  26 March 2010
Preceded by Georges Othily
Succeeded by Rodolphe Alexandre
Personal details
Born (1950-02-21) 21 February 1950
Cayenne, French Guiana
Political party Guianese Socialist Party

Antoine Karam (born 21 February 1950, in Cayenne) served as the President of the Regional Council (Conseil régional) of French Guiana, a région d'outre-mer of France, from 1992 to 2010.

Karam was born to a Lebanese father and a Saint Lucian mother.[1] He is a professor of history and he has been president of the Council since 22 March 1992. As a member of the left-wing Guianese Socialist Party (PSG), allied to the French Socialist Party (PS), he is also French Guiana’s single representative in the French Senate.


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