June 24, 2024



Who is Jordan Bardella? Marine Le Pen’s 28-year-old protege with film star looks who made Macron panic

Independent UK

By Andy Gregory

June 10, 2024

Jordan Bardella, who has been compared to French film legend Yves Montand, has been credited with the success of France’s far-right National Rally (RN) party in the weekend’s EU parliamentary elections.

Charismatic Bardella, the son of immigrants, was brought up in high-rise flats in a run-down suburb of Paris by a single mother. The 28-year-old could be prime minister of France in a matter of weeks after Emmanuel Macron shocked the nation by calling a snap election in the wake of his party’s thrashing at the ballot box.

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