Édouard Philippe, the Viceroy of France

Édouard Philippe, the Viceroy of France


Barely one third of the Frenchmen trust him and think he will make a good prime minister.
Who is the new French prime minister? Vice-mayor of the port of Le Havre (and “Viceroy“ of France, as the press dubbed him), 46 years old Édouard Philippe (new president Emmanuel Macron is 39) incarnates a change of generations, style and discourse in French politics.
Édouard Philippe is not a member of Macron’s ‘En Marche’ party, but the two men have similar backgrounds. Both have worked in the private s...


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