Éric Zemmour

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Éric Zemmour
Zemmour in 2012
Leader of Reconquête
Assumed office
5 December 2021
Preceded byOffice established
Personal details
Éric Justin Léon Zemmour

(1958-08-31) 31 August 1958 (age 65)
Montreuil, France
Political partyReconquête
Spouse(s)Mylène Chichportich
Alma materSciences Po
OccupationPolitician, essayist, political journalist
AwardsPrix Richelieu, Prix Combourg-Chateaubriand
WebsiteYouTube channel
Writing career
SubjectPolitical history, cultural evolution, opposition to immigration
Notable worksL'homme qui ne s'aimait pas
Le premier sexe
Mélancolie française
Le Suicide français
Destin français
La France n'a pas dit son dernier mot


Éric Justin Léon Zemmour (French: [eʁik zemuʁ]; born 31 August 1958) is a French far-right politician, political journalist, essayist, writer and pundit. He was an editor and panelist on Face à l'Info, a daily show broadcast on CNews, from 2019 to 2021.

In late 2021, Zemmour declared his candidacy for President of France in the 2022 election.[1] He created Reconquête, a new political party.[2] He came in fourth place, winning 7.07% of the vote.

References[change | change source]

  1. Breeden, Aurelien; Méheut, Constant (2021-11-30). "Éric Zemmour, Far-Right Pundit, Makes French Presidential Run Official". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2021-11-30.
  2. Galindo, Gabriela (2021-12-05). "They're off: Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Eric Zemmour launch French presidential bids". POLITICO. Retrieved 2021-12-10.