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French Election: History of Melanchon Presidential Candidate



Jan Luc Melenchon was born in 1951 in Tanger, Morocco, and studied philosophy and modern grammar. A communist, in 1986 he became the youngest French senator.

Between 2000 and 2002 he served as Minister of Technical Education. Also after 20 years he has again become the most focused minister in many of the ministries of education.

He led the Communist Party of the Socialist Party (PS), where he waged a campaign against the European Social Democrats.

Following the victory of the Socialist Party, he left the Socialist PS party in 2008 and formed the left-wing Front de Gauche. Under him he became a Member of Parliament in 2009, re-elected in 2014.

He ran for the French presidency in the 2012 election, where he won 4 million votes (11.1%) in the first round

In February 2016, he ran again in the 2017 presidential election with 7 million 20% of the vote. He became a Member of Parliament for Bouches-du-Rhône, in Marseille, with about 60% of the vote.

He is the author of 19 books, entitled “Ere du peuple”, which sells thousands of cups of coffee to educate the public on how to resist.

Jean-Luc Mélenchon has won Argentina’s highest honor.

He has now run again in the 2022 presidential election to be held on April 24 under the auspices of the Commonwealth.