Jean-Claude Juncker

Meet the man who could become France's youngest president

Meet the man who could become France's youngest president

After a year of electoral shocks around the globe, France delivered its own surprise when political neophyte and centrist Emmanuel Macron topped 10 other candidates in the first round of presidential voting.

Suddenly, an obscure former investment banker who has never been elected to political office is the heavy favorite to win a second round of voting against extreme-right candidate Marine Le Pen on May 7.

In its most important election in decades, one watched closely around the world amid a rise of nationalist and populist movements, France chose an enthusiastic...

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