Manuel Valls

French and Spanish politician

Manuel Carlos Valls (French: [ma.ny.ɛl vals], born 13 August 1962) is a Spanish-born French politician. He became the Prime Minister of France on 31 March 2014.[1]

Manuel Valls
Prime Minister of France
In office
31 March 2014 – 6 December 2016
PresidentFrançois Hollande
Preceded byJean-Marc Ayrault
Succeeded byBernard Cazeneuve
Minister of the Interior
In office
16 May 2012 – 31 March 2014
Prime MinisterJean-Marc Ayrault
Preceded byClaude Guéant
Succeeded byBernard Cazeneuve
Mayor of Évry
In office
18 March 2001 – 24 May 2012
Preceded byChristian Olivier
Succeeded byFrancis Chouat
Member of the National Assembly
from Essonne's 1st constituency
Assumed office
19 June 2002
Preceded byJacques Guyard
Personal details
Born (1962-08-13) 13 August 1962 (age 61)
Barcelona, Spain
Political partySocialist Party
Spouse(s)Anne Gravoin
ResidenceHôtel Matignon, Paris
Alma materPantheon-Sorbonne University

Valls was born in Barcelona to a Swiss mother and Spanish painter Xavier Valls.


  1. "Hollande axes PM after election debacle". Retrieved 1 April 2014.[permanent dead link][permanent dead link]

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