Dominique Mortemousque

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Dominique Mortemousque
Mayor of Beaumontois-en-Périgord
In office
7 January 2016 – 7 May 2022
Preceded byposition established
Mayor of Beaumont-du-Périgord
In office
21 March 2008 – 1 January 2016
Preceded byDominique David-Astier
Succeeded byposition abolished
Member of the Senate of France
In office
8 June 2002 – 30 September 2008
Preceded byXavier Darcos
Succeeded byClaude Bérit-Débat
General Councilor of the Canton of Beaumont-du-Périgord [fr]
In office
27 March 1998 – 2 April 2015
Preceded byPaul Testut
Succeeded byposition abolished
Mayor of Nojals-et-Clotte
In office
16 June 1995 – 16 March 2008
Succeeded byAlain Merchadou
Personal details
Born2 June 1950
Nojals-et-Clotte, France
Died7 May 2022(2022-05-07) (aged 71)
Périgueux, France
Political partyUMP

Dominique Mortemousque (2 June 1950 – 7 May 2022) was a French politician.[1] He was a member of the Union for a Popular Movement and later The Republicans.


A farmer by profession, Mortemousque served as mayor of Nojals-et-Clotte from 1995 to 2008.[1] In March 1998, he was elected to represent the Canton of Beaumont-du-Périgord [fr] in the General Council of Dordogne [fr].[1] In 2002, he succeeded Xavier Darcos in the Senate, representing Dordogne.[2] In March 2008, he was elected mayor of Beaumont-du-Périgord.[3] He was Vice-President of the Communauté de communes du Pays beaumontois [fr] from 2008 to 2012. He was defeated in the 2008 French Senate election by Claude Bérit-Débat of the Socialist Party.[4]

On 17 June 2012, Mortemousque was defeated by Brigitte Allain [fr] of Europe Ecology – The Greens in his bid to represent Dordogne's 2nd constituency in the National Assembly.[5] He was re-elected as mayor of Beaumont-du-Périgord in 2014. He was defeated in his 2015 bid to represent the Canton of Lalinde in the Departmental Council of Dordogne. On 1 January 2016, four communes were merged to form Beaumontois-en-Périgord, of which he served as the first mayor.[6]

Mortemousque died in Périgueux on 7 May 2022, at the age of 71.[7]


  1. ^ a b c Penaud, Guy (1999). Dictionnaire biographique du Périgor (in French). Éditions Fanlac. ISBN 2-86577-214-4.
  2. ^ "MORTEMOUSQUE Dominique". Sénat (in French).
  3. ^ "Voici vos 557 maires". Sud Ouest (in French). 3 April 2008.
  4. ^ "Résultats des élections sénatoriales 2008". Ministère de l'Intérieur (in French).
  5. ^ "Résultats des élections législatives 2012". Ministère de l'Intérieur (in French).
  6. ^ "REUNION DU CONSEIL MUNICIPAL de la Commune de BEAUMONTOIS EN PERIGORD du 7 JANVIER 2016". (in French). Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 February 2021.
  7. ^ Roos Weil, Lise (7 May 2022). "Dominique Mortemousque, figure politique de la Dordogne, est décédé". France Bleu (in French). Dordogne. Retrieved 9 May 2022.