Emmanuel Jean-Michel-Frédéric Macron is a French statesman and politician. 25th President of France, Prince of Andorra since May 14, 2017.
Emmanuel Macron: What he did before becoming president
Before becoming president of France, Macron was an investment banker. From 2016 to 2017, he was the leader of the political party "Forward to the Republic!" From 2012 to 2014, Emmanuel Macron was known as Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs. But in order to run for president in 2017, he had to resign. Which he did on August 30, 2016.
Presidential election: Results of Emmanuel Macron
In the first round of the presidential election, April 23, 2017, Emmanuel Macron managed to get 24.01%.
The second round of the presidential election brought Macron victory. He won 20,743,128 votes, almost twice as many as his rival Marine Le Pen.
Emmanuel Macron: Personal Life
Emmanuel Macron's wife is Brigitte Macron, his former French teacher, who is 24 years older than the politician. Macron has been in love with his wife since his school years.
Emmanuel Macron: Influencer Rankings
In 2018, Forbes magazine published a ranking of the most influential people in the world. In this list, Macron took the 12th position.
Emmanuel Macron and Ukraine
As you know, France is a party to the negotiations in the "Normandy format" to resolve the conflict in Donbass.
During his election campaign in 2017, Macron did not often touch on the topic of Ukraine. But closer to the finish of the campaign, he defined for himself a clear critical position on Russia and its involvement in the conflict in Donbass.
Later, in relation to Russia and Putin, Macron made loud statements, claiming that he "will not let Putin get away with it.
Emmanuel Macron: Meeting with Poroshenko and Zelensky
On the eve of the second round of elections in Ukraine, the French leader has scheduled a meeting with presidential candidates Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky.