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François Hollande
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24th President of the French Republic
In office
15 May 2012 – 14 May 2017
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
Manuel Valls
Bernard Cazeneuve
Preceded by Nicolas Sarkozy
Succeeded by Emmanuel Macron
Co-Prince of Andorra
In office
15 May 2012 – 14 May 2017
Serving with Joan Enric Vives Sicília
Prime Minister Antoni Martí
Representative Sylvie Hubac
Preceded by Nicolas Sarkozy
Succeeded by Emmanuel Macron
Personal details
Born 12 August 1954 (1954-08-12) (age 67)
Rouen, France
Nationality French
Political party Socialist Party
Domestic partner Ségolène Royal
Valérie Trierweiler (2007-2014)
Children Thomas Hollande
Clémence Hollande
Julien Hollande
Flora Hollande
Residence Élysée Palace
Occupation Politician
Profession Lawyer

François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande (born 12 August 1954) was the President of France. This means he was also the Co-Prince of Andorra. He was sworn in on 15 May 2012. 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.

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

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