Best 6 interesting facts about Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron is the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 2024.

The French leader is France's fifth head of state to be accorded the honour

He was elected President of France on May 7, 2017, making the then 39-year-old leader the youngest French president to date.

He was re-elected on May 7, 2022, and became the first French president in 20 years to win a second term.

Before venturing into politics, Macron was a senior civil servant. He then went on to work as a banker at Rothschild.

He then became an economic advisor to former French President Francois Hollande in 2012 following which he took over the role of the economy minister.

He finished his education at Ecole Nationale d’Administration, among the country's elite institutions.

He went on to marry his former high school teacher, Brigitte Trogneux.

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