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One hundred in one: President, football player, pianist, writer and banker Macron

A worker sticks up an official campaign poster for French President and re-election candidate Emmanuel Macron in Saint-Herblain PARIS, 11 Apr. The current President of France, Emmanuel Macron, according to preliminary data, is in the lead in the first round of the presidential election, which was held on Sunday. About what his life and political path has been until now – in the material of RIA Novosti. According to the results of counting 97% of the votes, Macron is ahead of his rival, the leader of the far-right National Rally party, Marine Le Pen, by more than four percent (27, 6% versus 23.41%). The second round of the presidential elections will take place on April 24. Having been elected to the presidential term in 2017 at the age of 39, Macron became the youngest head of the French Republic in the history of the country and the first self-nominated. Then, in the second round of elections, he unexpectedly beat his rival, Marine Le Pen, by a significant margin, receiving more than 66% of the vote. An Ifop poll on April 10 showed that Macron could win in the second round of elections with 51% of the vote.The French don't believe in miracles anymore. Also, Macron was born in the city of Amiens in northern France into a family of doctors. The personality of the future president was greatly influenced by his maternal grandmother, who was a teacher and instilled in her grandson a love of literature and the French language. learned) to read,” Macron will tell many years later in his book “Revolution”, which was published at the start of his first election campaign in 2016. At school, Macron showed excellent results and was a favorite of teachers. At the age of 16, he became the winner of a French language competition . During his school years, he seriously studied the piano and even won third place in a music competition at the Amiens Conservatory, and later, when he became Minister of Economics, he received the nickname “Elysian Mozart”. Another passion of Macron was the theater. In his youth, Macron wanted to become a writer. And the book “Revolution” (2016) is not the only literary work of his authorship, but others have not been published. He is known to have written a romance novel as a teenager.Plans, thunder, hell. Emmanuel Macron found something to take the French “I always wrote. Novels, poetry – mostly on the table. Then as a minister, candidate, president – speeches, columns, a book,” he admitted in an interview with Point magazine. According to him, writing is necessary for him. “Writing is about confronting what is important inside you, looking for clarity and emotion,” he said. “Speech, column is actually the moment when ideas crystallize. I work on all my texts personally,” the French president noted. It is known that Macron is a big fan of tennis and football, and has been a fan of the Olympique Marseille club for many years. Another sport that the French leader does not ignore is boxing. The media write that Macron is boxing in the gym of the Elysee Palace, and one of his security officers is his sparring partner. He also admitted that he loves red wine, the songs of Charles Aznavour and Johnny Hallyday, but no less – opera. The current head of France does not save on his appearance: in 2017, information leaked to the press that in three months he spent 26 thousand euros on the services of stylists. And his associates also said that he was often late.”Traitor and insignificance”: the president is blamed for the sale of a great countryMacron's first lawMacron studied at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Paris X – Nanterre and in his student years was an assistant to the famous French philosopher Paul Ricoeur. In addition, he received a degree from the Sciences-Po Institute of Political Studies and graduated from the ENA National School of Administration, which is considered the forge of the political elite. Cie, where two years later he became a managing partner and earned about a million euros a year. Macron's political path began with his entry into the Socialist Party in 2006. She was then led by Francois Hollande. In 2012, Macron rose to the rank of deputy secretary general of the party, and two years later he took the post of minister of economy, industry and digital technologies of France. Then he was 36 years old. As minister, Macron prepared a whole package of reforms aimed at liberalizing a number of sectors of the economy. The so-called “Macron's law”, which, in particular, assumed the work of shops in France on Sundays, caused widespread controversy in the country, but was eventually adopted. After a short two years, the minister's chair ceased to suit Macron, he resigned in the summer of 2016. And a few months before that, the politician founded the movement “Forward!” (En Marche!), which he himself characterized as “neither left nor right.” Some point out that the first letters in the name of the movement coincide with the initials of Macron himself.France is not ready yet. Why Macron will remain for another five yearsIn princesThe decision to run for the first presidential term, Macron, who was considered a protégé of Hollande, announced in November 2016. Unexpectedly for many, he took a leading position in public opinion polls and, with a good combination of circumstances for him, was able to win the 2017 elections. Macron's first “five-year plan” had a lot of upheavals and crises. Large-scale railroad strikes against the government's proposed reform of the SNCF railway company, mass protests of the yellow vest movement, demonstrations against the planned pension reform, against the global security law, the brutal murder of a history teacher near Paris, the terrorist attack in the church of Nice, the sanitary crisis against the backdrop of the coronavirus epidemic. One of the tests for the image of Macron was also the criminal case against the former employee of his administration, Alexandre Benalle, who was accused of using force against demonstrators in May 2018 and was sentenced to three years in prison, two of them on probation. However, Macron managed to get through everything this, while maintaining a good rating. The current election campaign in France was significantly affected by the events in Ukraine.Ukraine is costing Macron dearly. Will there be a new President Macron in France? The attention of the press has always been riveted on the unusual love story of President Macron and his wife Brigitte, given their age difference. Brigitte is 24 years older than her chosen one. They met at Amiens College in 1993, when he was 15 years old and she was 39. Brigitte taught French and led a theater group. At that time she was a married lady with three children. When Emmanuel told his parents that he was in love with his teacher in a theater studio, they were extremely worried and hurried to send their son to finish his studies in Paris – to the elite lyceum Henri-IV. According to the French media, at the age of 17, Emmanuel told his beloved: Whatever you do, I will marry you.” And so it happened, but much later. In 2006, Brigitte divorced her first husband. Some time later, Macron proposed to her, and already in 2007, the couple signed at the city hall of Le Touquet, where the family villa of the first lady of France is located, which she inherited after the death of her father. The Macron couple have no common children. Brigitte has three children from her first marriage and seven grandchildren. While still a presidential candidate in 2017, Macron, while talking with schoolchildren, commented on the situation as follows: “This is my choice. My wife Brigitte has three children … I believe that the most important thing is to raise children well, to love them. And then, I have seven grandchildren.


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