It was not only in the United States that the political life is full of excitement. This is also the case in France, where it is done is to wait for the official announcement of the nomination of Emmanuel Macron to the presidential election 2017. It was not on the agenda this Thursday, 10 November 2016, which has seen the interested will gather at the funeral of his mentor Henry Hermand, which he attended with his wife.
“Mr. Hermand died in the night from Saturday to Sunday (…), he had had several surgeries these past few days,” said the mayor of Senlis Pascale Loiseleur (without label) to AFP on Sunday, confirming information of the Courier picard. The man of business and media, considered as the political mentor of Emmanuel Macron, has died at the age of 92 in Paris. Then on a trip to Tunis, Emmanuel Macron said he learned “with a lot of sadness” the disappearance of Henry Hermand, referring to “a friend” who “has all his life been a man of commitment, a passionate“.
“An entrepreneur who has been incredibly successful and contributed to the development of an important sector of the French economy“, “fought for the ideas of progressivism and has done me the honour in recent years to be by my side“, said Emmanuel Macron. The former Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry, and founder of movement In motion has been hard to pay tribute to Henry Hermand, accompanied at his funeral by his wife Brigitte Macron. The mass was held in the church of Saint-Sulpice, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris.
member of The european parliament Jean-Marie Cavada, mep PS de l’isère, Michel Destot, and the former member of Paris Tony Dreyfus were also part of the political personalities present.