Nicolas Sarkozy

Submitted by on Sep 24, 2015

Nicolas Sarkozy (born Nicolas Paul Stephane Sarkoshi de Nagy-Boccia) was born on January 28, 1955 in Paris in the family of a Hungarian aristocrat, who emigrated to France. Educated at a private Catholic school. In 1973 he received a bachelor’s degree. In 1978 he graduated from the Institute of Political Sciences in Paris by public law and political science, as well as a course of Private Law (without a diploma). He practiced law, specializing in real estate right. In 1974 he joined the party “Rally for the Republic”(ODA). In 1977 he became a member of management of ODA in 1990 – the national secretary, since 1998 – the general secretary of the party. He resigned from the post of leader of the party after the defeat of ODA in the elections to the European Parliament in 1999. In 1977 he became a member of the city council in the town of Neuilly sur Seine. In 1979 – 1981 he headed the youth committee in support of Jacques Chirac in the presidential elections in 1981. In 1983 – 2002 years – the mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine. In 1988 he was elected to the National Assembly. In 1993 – 1995 years was a member of the government of Edouard Balladur, where he held the posts of Minister of the Budget and government spokesman. In addition, the Acting Minister of Communications. In 2002 – 2004 years – the interior minister in the government of Jean-Pierre Raffarin. In May 2004 he was elected chairman of the ruling party”Union for Popular Movement”(UMP) (85.1% of the vote). He left cabinet positions and focused on party work. In May 2005, he entered the new government of Dominique de Villepin, where it was restored earlier abolition of the post of Minister of State. 14 January 14, 2007 at the National Convention officially nominated UMP presidential candidate of the ruling party (98.1%). In the first round of presidential elections April 22, 2007 was 31.18% of the vote. In the second round on May 6 elected president of France, gaining 53.06% of votes. Sarkozy’s foreign policy priority is Europe, particularly the European Union. The president of France has become one of the authors of the Treaty of Lisbon (2007). Widely discussed Sarkozy’s plans to complete the return of France to NATO’s military structures. V In July 2008, on the initiative of Nicolas Sarkozy has held the most ambitious reform of the Constitution of 1958 – has been changed or amended 47 articles of the reform 89. The motto:”modernization of the modernization of institutions of V Republic.” As president of the Presidency of the European Union, Nicolas Sarkozy made a great contribution to the settlement of the military conflict in South Ossetia (2008) developed a peace agreement, which was called”Medvedev – Sarkozy plan.” Sarkozy often referred to as”the man who in a hurry”and”giperprezidentom” because it deals not only with the major affairs of the country – foreign and defense policy, and all the important issues of French politics in general. As President Sarkozy has established a set of committees and advisory boards, is designed to solve a variety of domestic political and economic problems. He married his third marriage, the spouse – a supermodel and pop singer Carla Bruni; She has three sons from two previous marriages. 13 January 13, 2010, Nicolas Sarkozy became a grandfather. Hobbies Sarkozy – stamp collecting (he is the chief sponsor of the club of philatelists of the Elysee Palace) and jogging.
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