Gabriel Attal becomes France’s youngest Prime Minister

Gabriel Attal has been named the next Prime Minister of France, as Emmanuel Macron aims to revive his presidency with a new government. Gabriel Attal is currently working as an education minister.

At 34, he is the youngest Prime Minister in modern French history, outranking even Socialist Laurent Fabius who was 37 when he was appointed by François Mitterrand in 1984. Mr Attal replaces Élisabeth Borne, who resigned after 20 months in office.

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