Meet President-elect of France, Emmanuel Macron

Meet President-elect of France, Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron has been elected as the President of France.  Here are some random facts you should know about Macron

  1. He is now the youngest president France has ever had. He is 39 years old!
  2. He beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in a landslide victory on Sunday, May 7, 2017.
  3. Macron started his own party, En Marche, from scratch just last year
  4. He is a former civil servant and investment banker
  5. 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.
  6. He will be the youngest Head of State in France since Napoleon
  7. He is married to Brigitte Trogneux, who was his high school teacher.

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