Name : Nicolas Sarkozy
Profile: Nicolas Sarkozy is the 23rd and current President of the French Republic and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra. He assumed the office on 16 May 2007 after defeating the Socialist Party candidate Ségolène Royal 10 days earlier. Before his presidency, he was leader of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP). Under Jacques Chirac's presidency he served as Minister of the Interior in Jean-Pierre Raffarin's (UMP) first two governments (from May 2002 to March 2004), then was appointed Minister of Finances in Raffarin's last government (March 2004 to May 2005) and again Minister of the Interior in Dominique de Villepin's government (2005–2007).
Awards:Grand Cross of the Legion d’honneur, Grand Cross of the Ordre national du Mérite , Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath (2008—United Kingdom), Grand Cross of the Order of Charles III (2004—Spain), Commander of the Ordre de Léopold (Belgium), Stara Planina (Bulgaria), Proto-canon of the Papal Basilica of St. John, Lateran (2007—Holy See) The post is held ex officio by the French Head of State, Premio Mediterraneo (Italy).