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Bertrand Delanoe

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Birthday
30, 1950
Birthplace
Tunisia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Tunisia

About

French Socialist politician who was elected as the mayor of Paris in 2001. He notably introduced a program called Vélib', which gives Parisians access to cheap rental bicycles.

Before Fame

He moved to France with his parents when he was 11 at the beginning of the Tunisian revolution.

Trivia

He is the first openly gay Mayor of Paris, and was stabbed by a Muslim immigrant because of it in 2002.

Family Life

His father was a land surveyor in Tunis, which, at the time, was a protectorate of the French colonial empire.

Associated With

He criticized Tony Blair's attempts to get the Summer Olympics to occur in Britain.