France Presidential Election: What are Macron’s and Le Pen’s CVS?
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Marine Le Pen is 49 years old and the daughter of one of the National Front’s founding members
Her rival Emmanuel Macron is 39, and was born in Amiens
Marine Le Pen has gotten divorced twice, and is a mother of three
. Her current partner is Louis Aliot, the National front’s vice president
Emmanuel Macron is married to his former high school teacher, and is a stepfather to her 3 children.
Marine Le Pen obtained her Masters in Law in 1990 and passed the bar exam two years later.
She joined the national Front’s legal department in 1998, and became a European MP in 2004.
She’s also served as a local representative in various regions
Emmanuel Macron meanwhile studied philosophy and political science, before joining the prestigious Ecole natonale administration in 2002
He then worked for the bank Rothschild.
He was named France’s economy minister in 2014, and founded the en marche movement 2 years later
Marine Le Pen, who already ran for president in 2012, wants to limit immigration and leave the Eurozone
Emmanuel Macron presents himself as the center candidate, and wants to modernize the French economy.
In her spare time, Marine Le Pen enjoys photography, gardening and taking care of her cats
Emmanuel macron’s hobbies include reading, playing the piano and boxing
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