French politician and member of the European Parliament who is the founder and former president of the Front National party. He is a political conservative who strongly opposes same-sex marriage, euthanasia, and abortion.
He attended Pantheon-Assas University before enlisting in the army in the Foreign Legion.
He has ran for President of France and lost five times.
He has three children and has been married twice; his last marriage was to Jeanne-Marie Paschos.
He has conversed with Hilary Rodham Clinton on foreign affairs.