Anne Hidalgo

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Anne Hidalgo
Anne Hidalgo, février 2014.jpg
Mayor of Paris
Assumed office
5 April 2014
DeputyBruno Julliard
Preceded byBertrand Delanoë
Deputy Mayor of Paris
In office
18 March 2001 – 5 April 2014
MayorBertrand Delanoë
Preceded byJacques Dominati
Succeeded byBruno Julliard
Personal details
Born
Ana Maria Hidalgo

(1959-06-19) 19 June 1959 (age 62)
San Fernando, Spain
CitizenshipFrench
Spanish
Political partySocialist Party
Spouse(s)First husband (div.) [1]
Children3 including Arthur Germain
ResidenceHôtel de Ville
Alma materJean Moulin University Lyon 3

Ana María "Anne" Hidalgo Aleu (French pronunciation: ​[an idalgo]; born 19 June 1959) is a Spanish-French politician. She is the Mayor of Paris since 2014. She is the first woman to hold the office.

She is a member of the Socialist Party since 1994. She was the First Deputy Mayor of Paris under Bertrand Delanoë (2001–2014), holding the title of Paris City Councillor from the 15th arrondissement since 9 March 2001.[2]

On 12 September 2021, Hidalgo announced her candidacy for President of France in the 2022 presidential election.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jérôme Bonnet, 'To be Mayor is to work 24 hours a day', FT Weekend Magazine (Financial Times supplement), February 28/March 1, 2015, pp. 18-21
  2. "La nouvelle vie d'Anne Hidalgo". Le Parisien (in French). Retrieved 2009-07-23.
  3. Hidalgo, Anne [@anne_hidalgo] (September 12, 2021). "Humblement, consciente de la gravité de cet instant, et pour faire de nos espoirs la réalité de nos vies, j'ai décidé d'être candidate à la présidence de la République française" [Humbly, aware of the gravity of this moment, and to make our hopes the reality of our lives, I have decided to be a candidate for the presidency of the French Republic.] (Tweet) (in French). Retrieved 12 September 2021 – via Twitter.
  4. "Quand Anne Hidalgo promettait qu'elle ne serait pas candidate à la présidentielle", Le Figaro (in French), 12 September 2021