French Presidential Rivals, Like Partners, Are Cousins

Posted by admin on Mar 8, 2012

Not only are fierce French political rivals President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist candidate Francois Hollande cousins, but so are their romantic partners, a genealogist has revealed.

Sarkozy and Hollande, battling it out ahead of next month’s presidential election, share a 17th century ancestor, a peasant named Claude Labully-Burty, said genealogist Jean-Louis Beaucarnot, family tree to hand.

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