Photo Gallery: François Hollande Takes Over from Sarkozy
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Photo Gallery: François Hollande Takes Over from Sarkozy

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Voters Say 'Au Revoir' to Sarkozy Socialist Hollande To Become Next French President

France has elected François Hollande as its next president. Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy has become the first president in 31 years not to get elected to a second term. Hollande's election is also expected to have a major impact on European Union policies.
Photo Gallery: France's Presidents from Auriol to Hollande
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Photo Gallery: France's Presidents from Auriol to Hollande

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