François Hollande

French official and statesman

François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande (born 12 August 1954) is a French politician. He was the President of France. This means he was also the Co-Prince of Andorra from 2012 to 2017. He was born in Rouen. He ran for the Socialist party. Before becoming president, he was a deputy for the Corrèze, and the mayor of Tulle. He studied law in Paris. He also studied at the École des hautes études commerciales de Paris and the Institut d'études politiques de Paris. He was among the best in his studies at the École nationale d'administration. He was elected President of France on 6 May 2012, defeating Nicolas Sarkozy. There were two rounds of voting. In the first, 28% of the people voted for him. In the second round, with only two candidates, 51% did.

François Hollande

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24th President of the French Republic
In office
15 May 2012 – 14 May 2017
Prime MinisterJean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Preceded byNicolas Sarkozy
Succeeded byEmmanuel Macron
Co-Prince of Andorra
In office
15 May 2012 – 14 May 2017
Prime MinisterAntoni Martí
RepresentativeSylvie Hubac
Preceded byNicolas Sarkozy
Succeeded byEmmanuel Macron
Personal details
Born (1954-08-12) 12 August 1954 (age 68)
Rouen, France
Political partySocialist Party
Spouse(s)Julie Gayet (since 2022)
Domestic partnerSégolène Royal
Valérie Trierweiler (2007-2014)
ChildrenThomas Hollande
Clémence Hollande
Julien Hollande
Flora Hollande
ResidenceÉlysée Palace

He left office on 14 May 2017 being replaced by Emmanuel Macron.

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