Leader of the French nationalist right-wing National Front (FN) political party. Born August 5, 1968, she is the daughter of party founder Jean-Marie Le Pen.
A lawyer by profession, Marine Le Pen joined the FN in 1986. She became party leader, succeeding her father, in 2010, elected with more than 65 percent of members' votes. This page collates DW's latest content related to Marine Le Pen.
In France, far-right politician Marine Le Pen lost the presidential election two years ago, but she might get a better foothold in the upcoming European Parliament elections. The vote there seems to be shaping up as another showdown between Le Pen and centrist president Emmanuel Macron. Jake Cigainero has more from Paris.