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2007 in France

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2007 in France

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

Events from the year 2007 in France.



  • 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.

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