Public Figure Profiles

Éric Zemmour

Éric Justin Léon Zemmour is a French far-right politician, political journalist, essayist, writer and pundit. He was an editor and panelist on Face à l'Info, a daily show broadcast on CNews, from 2019 to 2021. He unsuccessfully ran in the 2022 French presidential election, where he ended up in 4th position after the first round.

Born in Montreuil, Zemmour studied at Sciences Po. He worked as a reporter for Le Quotidien de Paris from 1986 to 1996. He then joined Le Figaro, where he worked until 2021. Zemmour appeared as a television personality on shows such as On n'est pas couché on France 2 (2006–2011) and Ça se dispute on I-Télé (2003–2014), as well as Zemmour et Naulleau (2011–2021), a weekly evening talk show on Paris Première, together with literary critic Éric Naulleau. Zemmour also worked for RTL from 2010 until 2019, first hosting the daily radio show Z comme Zemmour, prior to joining Yves Calvi's morning news show as an analyst. His book The French Suicide (Le Suicide français) sold more than 500,000 copies in 2014.Zemmour is well known for his controversial views regarding immigration and Islam in France. He has extensively supported the idea of the "great replacement", a conspiracy theory contending that France's native population will be replaced by non-European people. Zemmour was fined for incitement to racial discrimination in 2011 and for incitement of hate against Muslims in 2018, although the latter conviction is pending review before the European Court of Human Rights. He was acquitted six times of similar charges, in 2008, 2014 (twice), 2016, 2017 and 2019. Convictions in 2015 and 2020 were overturned on appeal.

Zemmour announced his candidacy for the 2022 French presidential election on 30 November 2021. On 5 December 2021, he launched Reconquête, a new political party. In 2021, a New York Times article described Zemmour's views as "hard-line... on immigration, Islam's place in France and national identity", while he self-identifies as Gaullist and Bonapartist. During his presidential campaign, Zemmour advocated for vast changes in France's political system. He endorsed Marine Le Pen for the second round.On 12 May 2022, he announced his candidacy for a parliamentary seat in the 4th constituency of Var.

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Some of their strengths

Éric Zemmour has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Organized, Imaginative, Energetic, Kind, Passionate, Curious, and Creative.

Smart and Sophisticated

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Éric Zemmour is someone who is a smart, sophisticated, and organized person who displays kindness and grace in every day interactions, and who also has a passionate soul. A person who is charismatic and resourceful.

Active and Precise

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Éric Zemmour well know them as someone who can be tough, active, and sharp, like a sword.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Éric Zemmour as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Influential and Dynamic

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Éric Zemmour is someone who tends to be focused on spreading ideas, information, and activities.

They are also someone who is balanced, stable, and energetic, who likes the idea of home and family, and who is very comfortable being the person in charge.

Altruistic and Purposeful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Éric Zemmour tends to be someone who has a desire to be of service to a higher calling and who is always trying to perfect things. Who can be practical and polished, reserved and methodical, and who tends to trust internal judgment before trusting anyone else at face value.

Some of Éric Zemmour's challenges

While Éric Zemmour has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Éric Zemmour can be Perfectionist, Impatient, Short-tempered, Difficult, Indecisive, Unrealistic, and Domineering.

Difficult and Perfectionist

One of Éric Zemmour's key challenges is that they are someone who can be difficult and too much of a perfectionist.

Domineering and Impatient

Éric Zemmour is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Critical and Bossy

Finally, Éric Zemmour also can be too focused on the small details of life, try to control whatever is happening, and be finicky and demanding.

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