Famous French Politicians – Top 10 Famous Politicians In France
Here are Top 10 Famous Politicians In France. Politics is an integral part of a country. Every country needs to have a group of people that are in charge of running the country within the laws and they are called the politicians. Let us see who are the most Famous French Politicians of all time?
10. Christine Albanel:
She was born on 25th June 1955. She is French politician and civil servant. She served her duties as a French minister of Culture from 2007 till 2009 also she had a post of president of the palace of Versailles. Currently she is working as executive vice president of multinational telecommunication corporation.
9. Bernard Kouchner:
He is a physician as well as French politician. He was the French minister of foreign affairs and European affairs. He is considered as 15th most influential Jew in the world.
8. Alain Juppe:
Juppe started his political career 1976. Since that he served many position in French Assembly. In 1995 he was the prime minister of France. In 2004 he has been suspended from his political activities due to mishandling of public funds but after 2 years he has been cleared and performs his duties at French Assembly.
7. Alain Calmat:
He is not only a politician he is also a skating champion and won lot of gold medals for his country. After taking retirement from skating he started his career as a politician. He was a minister of Youth affairs and sports. In 1997 he was elected as deputy in the French National Assembly.
6. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Perigord:
Considered as most diplomatic politician in French history. He is very selfish man because he uses his power for their own self instead of his nation. Due to his diplomatic personality he got the nick name of “The prince of Diplomat”
5. Felix Faure:
Faure was the president of France from 1895 until his death 1899 at the age of 58. He is considered as a great politician in French history but his sexual relation with 30 years lady Marguerite spoiled his careers. But history witnessed that he died as a legend and considered as one of the top 10 politicians in French history.
4. Gisele Halimi:
Halimi is one of the only politicians who strongly support feminist movement in France. She can do anything to protect the female rights because she worked as a lawyer. As an independent socialist she was also elected in French National Assembly in 1981.
3. Victor Schoelcher:
He got the fame for his anti-slavery writings and wrote more than 10 books on this issue over his life time and received great respect for this dedication towards this cause. Due to his devotion and dedication he is on the top 10 popular French politicians.
2. Jean Monnet:
His contribution towards European city brings him on the 2nd place in popular politicians in France. He was also called as father of European Unity that brought 27 countries on a single market with unified law and currency.
1. Napoleon Bonaparte:
He is one of the most popular personalities in the history of France. He was a military leader and conquered many continents of Europe. Due to his skilled military strategies he rapidly rose through rank of the military during French revolution. Napoleon Bonaparte died on May 5th at age of 51 due to stomach cancer. But still he is remembered by the French.