Didier Migaud

Didier Migaud (born 6 June 1952) was president of the French Court of Audit from 2010 to 2020, and member of the National Assembly of France from 1988 to 2010.

Didier Migaud
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Didier Migaud in 2016
First President of the Court of Audit
In office
23 February 2010 – 31 January 2020
PresidentNicolas Sarkozy
François Hollande
Emmanuel Macron
Preceded byPhilippe Séguin
Succeeded byPierre Moscovici
Deputy for Isère's 4th constituency in the National Assembly of France
In office
Preceded byProportional representation per department
Succeeded byMarie-Noëlle Battistel
Personal details
Born (1952-06-06) 6 June 1952 (age 68)
Tours, France
Political partySocialist Party (until 2010)
Alma materSciences Po Lyon

Migaud represented Isère's 4th constituency in the National Assembly of France from 1988 to 2010 as a member of the New Left group.[1]

In February 2010, he was nominated as the Chief Baron[2] (premier président) of the Court of Audit which was left vacant after the death of Philippe Séguin.[3][4]


On October 7, 2010, Didier Migaud answered "76" to the question; "how much is 7 times 9?" , posed by a journalist of BFM TV, before beginning again to give the correct answer.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Assemblée nationale ~ Les députés : M. Didier Migaud" (in French). National Assembly of France. Archived from the original on February 25, 2010. Retrieved February 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Traditionally, judges of the English, Irish, and Scottish Courts of Exchequer - the only analogous common-law financial court and upon which French financial courts are ultimately based - were called Barons.
  3. ^ "Le socialiste Didier Migaud est nommé à la tête de la Cour des Comptes" (in French). 20 minutes. Retrieved February 25, 2010.
  4. ^ "COMMUNIQUÉ Monsieur Didier MIGAUD a été nommé Premier président de la Cours des comptes" (PDF) (in French). Court of Audit of France. February 23, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 13, 2011. Retrieved February 25, 2010.
  5. ^ http://www.rmc.fr/editorial/129459/pour-le-president-de-la-cour-des-comptes-7-x-9-76/
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-10-12. Retrieved 2010-10-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)