Axel Poniatowski

Axel Poniatowski
Member of the French National Assembly for Val-d'Oise
Assumed office
19 June 2002
Mayor of L'Isle-Adam
Assumed office
2 February 1999
Preceded by Michel Poniatowski
Personal details
Born (1951-08-03) 3 August 1951
Rabat, Morocco
Nationality French
Political party The Republicans
Alma mater ISG Business School
Poniatowski with a group of French MPs and Bogdan Borusewicz in the Polish Senate (2009)

Axel Poniatowski (born August 3, 1951) is a member of the National Assembly of France.[1] He represents the Val d'Oise department, and is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement.[1]


Prince Axel Poniatowski was born on August 3, 1951 in Rabat, Morocco.[2] He grew up in Morocco and in the United States, following his father the diplomat Michel Poniatowski.[2] Later, he also lived in the US for five more years, and in Saudi Arabia for three years.[2] He has been the mayor of Isle-Adam since 1999, and the Representative of Val d'Oise since 2002.[2] He serves as the President of the foreign affairs commission in the French National Assembly.[1] He is a distant relative of the last king of Poland Stanisław II August and of Marshal Józef Poniatowski.

He worked in the private sector for 25 years.[2] He speaks English, Spanish, and some Arabic.[2] In 2008, he supported Barack Obama.[3][4]

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