François Hollande is a French politician and is the current President of France. A longtime leader of the Socialist Party, he became President with the election of May 2012. In accordance with established law, the assumption of the French Presidency also made Hollande the ex-officio Co-Prince of Andorra. Hollande was the First Secretary of the French Socialist Party from 1997 to 2008. He also served in the National Assembly twice, as a representative of Corrèze (1988–1993 and 1997–2012). His past offices included mayor of Tulle (2001–08) and president of Corrèze's General Council (2008–12).