|Mayor of Paris|
|Assumed office |
5 April 2014
|Preceded by||Bertrand Delanoë|
|Deputy Mayor of Paris|
18 March 2001 – 5 April 2014
|Preceded by||Jacques Dominati|
|Succeeded by||Bruno Julliard|
Ana Maria Hidalgo
19 June 1959
San Fernando, Spain
|Political party||Socialist Party|
|Spouse(s)||First husband (div.)
Jean-Marc Germain (m. 2004)
|Children||3 including Arthur Germain|
|Residence||Hôtel de Ville|
|Alma mater||Jean Moulin University Lyon 3|
Ana María "Anne" Hidalgo Aleu (French pronunciation: [an idalgo]; born 19 June 1959) is a French politician. She is the Mayor of Paris since 2014. She is the first woman to hold the office. She was born in Spain.
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.
She is trying to reduce car traffic in Paris, and wants wider pavements, more trees and more cycling. She is setting up 60 km of bicycle lanes. She is stopping sewers from emptying into the River Seine.
References[change | change source]
- 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
- "La nouvelle vie d'Anne Hidalgo". Le Parisien (in French). Retrieved 2009-07-23.
- "Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo: A city's creativity doesn't depend on cars. That's the 20th century". Financial Times. 2023-03-13. Retrieved 2023-03-13.
- 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.
- "Quand Anne Hidalgo promettait qu'elle ne serait pas candidate à la présidentielle", Le Figaro (in French), 12 September 2021