Emmanuel Macron is the youngest French President (39) since Napoleon Bonaparte (40).
A brilliant student since young, he impressed his secondary school Drama teacher 24 years older, finally married her.
Like any genius (Einstein, Galois, Edison, …) who doesn’t adapt well in the traditional education system, Macron entered the prestigious and highly competitiveClasse Préparatoire (Art Stream) Lycée Henri IVin Paris to prepare for the “Concours” (法国抄袭自中国的)”科举” Entrance Examsin France’s top Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS). Like the 19CE Math geniusEvariste Galoiswho failed the Ecole Polytechnique Concours twice in 2 consecutive years, Macron also failed ENS “Concours” in 2 consecutive years.
He revealed recently, ”The truth was I didn’t play the game. I was too much in love (with my former teacher) for seriously preparing the Concours …”
Note: French traditional name for the elitist tertiary education (first 2 or 3 years if repeat…
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