Marine Le Pen

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(politician)
Lille - Meeting de Marine Le Pen pour l'élection présidentielle, le 26 mars 2017 à Lille Grand Palais (114).JPG
Born5 August 1968
Neuilly-sur-Seine
NationalityFrench
Alma materUniversity of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
ReligionRoman Catholicism
ParentsJean-Marie Le Pen
PartyNational Rally

Employment.png Member of the French Parliament Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
18 June 2017 - Present

Employment.png Member of the European Parliament Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
20 July 2004 - 18 June 2017
Preceded byPat Cox

Marine Le Pen is a French politician. She is running for President of France in the 2022 French presidential election.

Career

Le Pen served as a Member of the European Parliament.

In 2017, she ran for president and parliament. Her constituency is the 11th constituency of Pas-de-Calais, which is centred on the working-class former mining town of Hénin-Beaumont in Northern France. Her constituency is the birthplace of the workers' movement in France.

Political positions

Le Pen is strongly opposed to Globalization.[1]

Le Pen is a Eurosceptic who wants France to leave the Schengen Area to reinstate French borders. She wants to leave NATO and pursue a France First foreign policy. She supports the establishment of a privileged partnership with Russia. She met with Vladimir Putin in 2017.[2]

Le Pen opposed France's involvement in the 2011 Attacks on Libya, calling it “a serious mistake ... with serious consequences.”[3]

She has repeatedly urged that France should promptly withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan.[4]



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