Birth Name: Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn
Date of Birth: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Place of Birth: 25 April, 1949
*75% Jewish [Ashkenazi, Sephardi]
*25% mix of French and German
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is a French economist, lawyer, and politician. He is a member of the French Socialist Party (PS). He served as Minister of Finance of France, from 4 June, 1997 to 2 November, 1999, and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, from 1 November, 2007 to 18 May, 2011.
Dominique is the son of Jacqueline (Fellus) and Gilbert René Victor Strauss. He is married to communications manager Myriam L’Aouffir. He has five children, including three with his former wife, Hélène Dumas, and a daughter with his former wife, Brigitte Guillemette.
Dominique’s paternal grandfather was from an Alsatian Jewish family. Dominique’s paternal grandmother was an Alsatian French Catholic, who also had German ancestry. Dominique’s mother is from a Jewish family from Tunisia and Ukraine.
Dominique’s paternal grandfather was Gaston Reinhardt Strauss (the son of Gilbert Strauss and Gertrude Bloch). Gaston was born in Bischwiller, Alsace, France. Gilbert was born in Haguenau, Alsace, the son of Isaac Strauss and Henriette Lévy. Gertrude was the daughter of Benjamin Bloch and Caroline Weill.
Dominique’s paternal grandmother was Yvonne Victorine Stengel (the daughter of Victor Joseph Jean Rémi Stengel and Elisabeth/Elise Bricot). Yvonne was born in Lunéville, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France. Victor was the son of Pierre Victor Stengel and Jeanne Marie Alexandrine Culte. Elisabeth was the daughter of Leon Bricot and Adeline Viry.
Dominique’s maternal grandfather was Simeon/Shemaoun Andre Fellous (the son of Haim Fellous and Taita Hadjaj/Hagege). Haim was the son of Abraham Fellous and Manana Fellous, who were from Tunis, Tunisia. Taita was the daughter of Isaac Hagege.
Dominique’s maternal grandmother was Blanche Rosalie Breitman (the daughter of Grégor/Grégoire Georges Breitman and Tatiana Berkoff). Blanche was born in Thury, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. She was of Ukrainian Jewish descent. Grégor was born in Ananiev. Tatiana was born in Odessa. Through Blanche, Dominique is a second cousin of French actress and director Zabou Breitman.
Genealogy of Dominique’s maternal grandmother, Blanche Rosalie Breitman (through Blanche’s brother, Lucien Breitman) – https://gw.geneanet.org
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