2007 in France

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

See also: 2006 in France, other events of 2007, 2008 in France.


Events from the year 2007 in France.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 5 January – Citroën officially launches the Citroën C4 Picasso range of MPV's.
  • 1 March – Airbus announces that it will cease work indefinitely on the A380F freight aircraft.
  • 22 April – The first round of the presidential election takes place.[1]
  • 6 May – Nicolas Sarkozy is elected President, defeating Ségolène Royal with 53% of the vote in the Presidential Election.[2]
  • 16 May – Sarkozy officially became President after taking over from Jacques Chirac.
  • 10 June – The first round of Legislative elections is held.
  • 15 June – The all-new Renault Twingo goes on sale in France as well as Italy and Slovenia and the rest of Europe. The old Twingo is set to cease production on 28 June.
  • 17 June – The second round of Legislative elections is held.
  • 24 – 25 October – Grenelle de l'Environnement Conferences.[3]
  • 30 October – Six members of charity organization Zoé's Ark were formally charged by the government of Chad for child abduction. (see 2007 Zoé's Ark controversy)
  • 25 November – Riots continue for a second night in Val-d'Oise, following the death of two youths in a motorcycle collision with a police vehicle.
  • 6 December – A pipe bomb explodes in a law office in Paris, killing one person.
  • 26 December – Six members of the Zoé's Ark group were convicted and sentenced to eight years of forced labour, although they will be able to serve the time in France.

Arts and literature[edit]

Sport[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (22 April 2007). "Voting begins in presidential election in France". International Herald Tribune. Retrieved 2007-04-29.  "Either way, France will get its first president born after World War II, since both Royal and Sarkozy are in their fifties."
  2. ^ Sarkozy takes French presidency, BBC News, 6 May 2007
  3. ^ official website of Grenelle de l'nevironnement (in French)
  4. ^ Official RBS 6 Nations Rugby