French Presidents

This list is comprised of French Presidents. The French Republic was first formed in 1792 after the French Revolution, though the office of president did not exist until the creation of the Second Republic in 1848. The Third (1870-1940), Fourth (1947-1959) and Fifth (1959-present) Republics have also been led by presidents.
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NameYearsOther Names
Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte1848-1852(Charles)
Adolphe Thiers1871-1873(Marie, Joseph, Louis)
Patrice de Mac-Mahon1873-1879(Marie, Edme, Maurice)
Jules Grévy1879-1887(François, Paul)
Marie François Sadi Carnot1887-1894
Jean Casimir-Perier1894-1895(Paul, Pierre)
Félix Faure1895-1899(François)
Émile Loubet1899-1906(François)
Armand Fallières1906-1913(Clément)
Raymond Poincaré1913-1920
Paul Deschanel1920(Eugène, Louis)
Alexandre Millerand1920-1924
Gaston Doumergue1924-1931(Pierre, Paul, Henri)
Paul Doumer1931-1932(Joseph, Athanase)
Albert François Lebrun1932-1940
Vincent Auriol1947-1954(Jules)
René Coty1954-1959(Jules, Gustave)
Charles de Gaulle1959-1969(André, Joseph, Marie)
Alain Poher1969; 1974(Émile, Louis, Marie)
Georges Pompidou1969-1974(Jean, Raymond)
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing1974-1981(Marie, René, Georges)
François Mitterrand1981-1995(Maurice, Adrien, Marie)
Jacques Chirac1995-2007(René)
Nicolas Sarkozy2007-2012(Paul, Stéphane)
François Hollande2012-(Gérard, Georges, Nicolas)
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