Laurent Fabius is a French statesman, currently serving as President of the Constitutional Council.

Laurent Fabius joined the French Socialist Party in 1974 and became deputy mayor of Grand-Quevilly in 1977. He served as a member of parliament for the Seine-Maritime region and then became chief of staff to French President François Mitterrand in 1979. He first became a member of the government as Deputy Minister for the Budget. He became Prime Minister in 1984, the youngest in the history of the Fifth Republic, being only 37 years old at the time.