Michele Alliot-Marie

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Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
France

About

French politician who was the first woman in France to hold positions in Defense, the Interior, and Foreign Affairs. She became the first woman to chair a major French political party when she was named President of the Rally for the Republic in 1999.

Before Fame

She attended Pantheon-Assas University before jumping into politics by running for Municipal Councillor for the Basque-area village of Ciboure in 1983.

Trivia

She resigned from government in 2011 after coming under scrutiny for going on vacation in Tunisia while there was a civil war happening there.

Family Life

While she was dating Patrick Ollier in 2010 he was a minister in the government, making it the first time a couple ever sat in a French government simultaneously.

Associated With

She has been a political rival of Nicolas Sarkozy.