Gabriel Attal has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of France. French President Emmanuel Macron appointed Gabriel Attal as the new PM of France on Tuesday, 9 January 2024. Macron took to his X and stated that he knows he can count on his (Gabriel’s) energy and commitment.
Gabriel Attal holds the seat at the age of 34 and he is also the Youngest Prime Minister of France. The education minister, Gabriel Attal is also one of the country’s most popular politicians as per the opinion polls. Earlier, Elizabeth Borne served as the PM for approximately two years and resigned from the post on Monday.
The sudden reshuffle in the Parliament was not expected and the reason behind the step by the President, Emmanuel Macron can be the upcoming European Union Parliament elections in June 2024.
Is Gabriel Attal gay?
Gabriel Attal is not only the youngest PM but also the first openly gay, Prime Minister of France. Attal has also been quite vocal about his sexuality and is now the first official gay PM. Gabriel. Attal once revealed in an interview that he was bullied and teased during his school time and one of his classmates, Juan Branco even called upon him on Twitter. Gabriel even faced hate after joining the political career.
In 2018 Gabriel was in a relationship with Stephane Sejoourne who was President Macron’s former political advisor but they both ended their relationship recently in 2024. Earlier it was also reported that Gabriel and the renowned singer Joyce Jonathan were dating each other but the singer, Jonathan claimed that they were not in a relationship and it was just a fling or a playtime crush.
Who is Gabriel Attal?
The renowned Politician, Gabriel Attal was born on 16 March 1989 and presently he is 34 years old. Attal was born in Clamart, France, and was brought up in the 13th and 14th arrondissements districts of Paris. Gabriel’s father, Yves Attal was a lawyer and a film producer, and his mother, Marie de Couriss worked as an employee in a film production company.
Gabriel’s father was a half Alsatian Jewish and his mother was a French and Greek-Russian ancestor. Gabriel grew up in Orthodox Christianity in his mother’s religion with his three sisters. Gabriel studied in a private school, Ecole Alsaclenne. In 2008, he continued his studies and studied law at Pantheon Assas University. In 2012, he gained a Master of Public Affairs from Sciences Po.
About Gabriel Attal’s career
Gabriel Attal kicked off his political career in 2006 and participated in the Youth protests in France. he further initiated and delved into politics. Attal did an internship at the French National Assembly for some time and then he worked as an advisor to the Minister of Health for five years.
In 2014, Gabriel was elected by the Socialist Party and since then he has grown in his career, In 2018, he was appointed as the Junior Minister to the Minister of National Education and Youth Jean Michel Blanquer. Later, in 2023, Attal was appointed to the French Government reshuffle as the Minister of National Education and Youth and now he is the Youngest PM of France.
France PM Gabriel Attal FAQs
A. Gabriel Attal is the new PM of France.
A. Gabriel Attal is 34 years old and now he is the youngest PM of France.
A. Yes, Gabriel Attal is gay and is the first openly gay Prime Minister.