Christian Estrosi

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Estrosi in 2017

Christian Estrosi (born 1 July 1955) is a French politician and former motorcycle racer. He has been the mayor of Nice since 2017, having also served in this role from 2008 to 2016. He was president of the Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur from 2015 to 2017. He also served as Deputy Minister of Planning of the Territory (2005–07), Deputy Minister of Overseas France (2007–08) and Deputy Minister of Industry (2009–10).

Estrosi was a professional motorcycle racer and competed at the world championship level in Grand Prix motorcycle racing. His best results were a fourth-place finish at the 1978 French Grand Prix and the 1979 Spanish Grand Prix.

Estrosi was born in Nice. He was married to Dominique Estrosi Sassone from 1995 to 2016. He has three children. In March 2020, during the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, Estrosi tested positive for COVID-19.[1]

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  1. Wiseman, Andreas (16 March 2020). "Coronavirus: Mayor Of Nice, Neighbouring City To Cannes, Tests Positive For Illness". Deadline. Retrieved 17 March 2020.