|File:Leon NOEL (1888-1987) hommepolitique.jpg|
|President of the Constitutional Council of France|
|Deputy for the RPF|
|French Ambassador in Poland|
|Plenipotentiary Minister in Prague|
|Prefect of Haut-Rhin|
|High Commissioner of the French Republic in Rhineland|
28 March 1888|
|Died||6 August 1987
He is the son of Jules Noël, conseiller d'Etat, and Cécile Burchard-Bélaváry. He received a Doctor of Laws in 1912 and then became Conseiller d'État. In 1927 he became Délégué Général of the High Commissioner of the French Republic in Rhineland.
He represented the French Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Second Armistice at Compiègne on 22 June 1940. He was named delegate general in the territories occupied on July 9, 1940. Ten days later he resigned, and he joined de Gaulle in 1943. He is member (1944) next president of French Academy of Moral and Political Sciences (1958).
He was the first President of the Constitutional Council of France (1959–1965).
- Grand'croix of the Légion d'honneur
- Grand'croix of the Ordre national du Mérite
- Krzyż Wielki (Grand cross) of the Polonia Restituta
- Grand'croix of the Order of the White Lion
- knight of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques
- Collectif, In memoriam Léon Noël (1888–1987), Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Historiques et Naturelles de l'Yonne, 1987, p. 5-8.
- Yves Beauvois, Léon Noël, de Laval à de Gaulle, via Pétain, Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2001
- Id., « Le Conseil constitutionnel à ses débuts », Commentaire, hiver 2006-2007, p. 943-954
- Notice on the French Parliament's web site
- Notice on the French Constitutionnal Council's web site
- Biographie cf book of Yves Beauvois
|President of the Constitutional Council