Emmanuel Macron has been elected as the President of France. Here are some random facts you should know about Macron
- He is now the youngest president France has ever had. He is 39 years old!
- He beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in a landslide victory on Sunday, May 7, 2017.
- Macron started his own party, En Marche, from scratch just last year
- He is a former civil servant and investment banker
- Macron studied philosophy at Paris-Nanterre University, completed a master’s of public affairs at Sciences Po, and graduated from the École nationale d’administration (ENA) in 2004.
- He will be the youngest Head of State in France since Napoleon
- He is married to Brigitte Trogneux, who was his high school teacher.