France’s First Family Welcomes Baby Girl

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, the chanteuse Carla Bruni-Sarkozy welcomed a baby girl yesterday.

France’s first family has been very secretive about the pregnancy, so the AFP reports Elysee Palace released few details.

The AFP says government sources did say that Sarkozy was able to see his baby girl in between “talks on the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.”

And Sarkozy said both mom and baby are “doing very well.”

But here’s the interesting part: This is the first presidential birth in France. And, Bloomberg notes that it is “the first birth for a French incumbent head of state since Empress Eugenie had Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte 155 years ago.”

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