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Nicolas Sarkozy

Politician + Lawyer + Umpire
Male
Born Jan 28, 1955
Age 59
Hometown Paris
Net Worth $4 Million
Political Party Rassemblement pou...
Religion Catholic Church
Height 5' 6" (169 cm)
Nationality French

Nicolas Sarkozy is a French politician who served as the 23rd President of the French Republic from 16 May 2007 until 15 May 2012. Before his presidency, he was leader of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP).

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Romance

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  • Carla Bruni
    Married 2008 - Present
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  • Cécilia Ciganer-Albéniz
    Married 1996 - 2007
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  • Cécilia Attias
    Dated 1996 - 2007
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  • Marie-Dominique Culioli
    Married 1982 - 1996
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  • Laurence Ferrari
    Dated
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Family

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Nicolas Sarkozy
Nicolas Sarkozy
Age 59

parents

  • Andrée Mallah
    Andrée Mallah
    Father
  • Pal Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa
    Pal Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa
    Father, Age 86

siblings

children

  • Jean Sarkozy Jean Sarkozy
    Son, Age 27
  • Jean Sarkozy
    Jean Sarkozy
    Daughter
  • Pierre Sarkozy
    Pierre Sarkozy
    Son

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News + Updates

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  • Spotlight On Ex First Lady Bruni As France's Sarkozy Eyes Comeback
    Reuters.com - Feb 16, 2014
  • Bernard Henri Lévy: Copenhagen Sketch
    The Huffington Post - Feb 14, 2014
  • French Reforms: Taxi Wars
    The Economist - Feb 13, 2014
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    State Dinner For Francois Hollande Has French Twist
    Huffington Post - Feb 12, 2014

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1955 Birth Born on January 28, 1955.
1959 4 Years Old They were married in the Saint-François-de-Sales church, 17th arrondissement of Paris, on 8 February 1950 and divorced in 1959. … Read More

TEENAGE

1973 18 Years Old …  His family then sent him to the Cours Saint-Louis de Monceau, a private Catholic school in the 17th arrondissement, where he was reportedly a mediocre student, but where he nonetheless obtained his baccalauréat in 1973. … Read More

TWENTIES

1982 27 Years Old Sarkozy married his first wife, Marie-Dominique Culioli, on 23 September 1982; her father was a pharmacist from Vico (a village north of Ajaccio, Corsica), her uncle was Achille Peretti, the mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine from 1947–1983 and Sarkozy's political mentor. … Read More
1983 28 Years Old …  He served from 1983 to 2002.

THIRTIES

1988 33 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 1988, she left her husband for Sarkozy, and divorced Martin one year later.
1993 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1993, Sarkozy was in the national news for personally negotiating with the "Human Bomb", a man who had taken small children hostage in a kindergarten in Neuilly. … Read More

FORTIES

1995 40 Years Old In 1995, he spurned Chirac and backed Édouard Balladur for President of France. … Read More
1996 41 Years Old 1 More Event
Sarkozy divorced Culioli in 1996, after they had been separated for several years.
1997 42 Years Old However, he returned after the right-wing defeat at the 1997 parliamentary election, as the number two candidate of the RPR.
1999 44 Years Old When the party leader Philippe Séguin resigned, in 1999, he took the leadership of the Neo-Gaullist party. … Read More
2002 47 Years Old In 2002, however, after his re-election as President of the French Republic (see French presidential election, 2002), Chirac appointed Sarkozy as French Minister of the Interior in the cabinet of Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin, despite Sarkozy's support of Edouard Balladur for French President in 1995. … Read More
Sarkozy was also president of the General council of the Hauts-de-Seine department from 2004 to 2007 and mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine, one of the wealthiest communes of France, from 1983 to 2002. … Read More

FIFTIES

Sarkozy was made Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour) by President Chirac in February 2005.
2006 51 Years Old In early 2006, the French parliament adopted a controversial bill known as DADVSI, which reforms French copyright law. … Read More
Sarkozy was a likely candidate for the presidency in 2007; in an oft-repeated comment made on television channel France 2, when asked by a journalist whether he thought about the presidential election when he shaved in the morning, Sarkozy commented, "Not just when I shave".
He also married Italian-French singer-songwriter Carla Bruni on 2 February 2008 at the Élysée Palace in Paris.
2009 54 Years Old On 3 April 2009, at the NATO Summit in Strasbourg, Sarkozy announced that France would offer asylum to a former Guantanamo captive. "We are on the path to failure if we continue to act as we have", French President Nicolas Sarkozy cautioned at the U.N. Climate Summit on 22 September 2009.
2010 55 Years Old On 5 July 2010, following its investigations on the Bettencourt affair, online newspaper Mediapart ran an article in which Claire Thibout, an ex-accountant working for Liliane Bettencourt, accused Nicolas Sarkozy and Eric Woerth of receiving illegal campaign donations in 2007, in cash. … Read More
On 27 February 2011, Sarkozy did for the 10th time of his presidency a government reshuffle.
Sarkozy was one of ten candidates who qualified for the first round of voting. François Hollande, the Socialist Party candidate, received the most votes in the first round held on 22 April election, with Sarkozy coming second, meaning that both progressed to the second round of voting on 5–6 May 2012. … Read More
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