Nicolas Sarkozy – World Leader
BIRTHDAY: January 28, 1955
AGE: 59 years old
French politician who served as the 23rd President of France from 16 May 2007 until 15 May 2012. He notably passed constitutional reforms during his tenure that introduced a two-term limit for the presidency among other things.
Before his presidency, he was the leader of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP). Under Jacques Chirac’spresidency he served asMinister of the Interior inJean-Pierre Raffarin’s (UMP) first two governments (from May 2002 to March 2004), then was appointed Minister of Finances in Raffarin’s last government (March 2004 to May 2005) and again Minister of the Interior in Dominique de Villepin’s government (2005–2007).
He graduated degrees in both private and business law. He was amongst the first Heads of State to demand the resignation of Gaddafi and his government, which was then fighting a civil war in Libya.
He married singer, Carla Bruni in February 2008, and the couple had a daughter together, making him the first president to have a child in office. His wife also a famous Italian model Carla Bruni.