Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa is a retired French politician who served as President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from 16 May 2007 until 15 May 2012. Born in Paris, he is of 1/2 Hungarian Protestant, 1/4 Greek Jewish, 1/4 French Catholic origin. Mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine from 1983 to 2002, he was Minister of the Budget under Prime Minister Édouard Balladur during François Mitterrand's second term. During Jacques Chirac's second presidential term he served as Minister of the Interior and as Minister of Finances, he was the leader of the Union for a Popular Movement party from 2004 to 2007. He won the 2007 French presidential election by a 53.1% to 46.9% margin to Socialist Ségolène Royal. During his term, he faced the late-2000s financial crisis, the Russo-Georgian War and the Arab Spring, he initiated the reform of the pension reform. He married Italian-French singer-songwriter Carla Bruni in 2008 at the Élysée Palace in Paris. In the 2012 election, François Hollande, candidate of the Socialist Party, defeated Sarkozy by a 3.2% margin.
After leaving the presidential office, Sarkozy vowed to retire from public life before coming back in 2014, being subsequently reelected as UMP leader. Being defeated at the Republican presidential primary in 2016, he retired from public life, he has been charged with corruption by French prosecutors in two cases, notably concerning the alleged Libyan interference in the 2007 French elections. Sarkozy was born in Paris, is the son of Pál István Ernő Sárközy de Nagy-Bócsa, a Protestant Hungarian aristocrat, Andrée Jeanne "Dadu" Mallah, whose Greek Jewish father converted to Catholicism to marry Sarkozy's French Catholic maternal grandmother, they were married in the Saint-François-de-Sales church, 17th arrondissement of Paris, on 8 February 1950, divorced in 1959. During Sarkozy's childhood, his father became wealthy; the family lived in a mansion owned by Sarkozy's maternal grandfather, Benedict Mallah, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris. The family moved to Neuilly-sur-Seine, one of the wealthiest communes of the Île-de-France région west of Paris.
According to Sarkozy, his staunchly Gaullist grandfather was more of an influence on him than his father, whom he saw. Sarkozy was raised Catholic. Sarkozy said that being abandoned by his father shaped much of who he is today, he has said that, in his early years, he felt inferior in relation to his wealthier and taller classmates. "What made me who I am now is the sum of all the humiliations suffered during childhood", he said later. Sarkozy was enrolled in the Lycée Chaptal, a well regarded public middle and high school in Paris' 8th arrondissement, where he failed his sixième, his family sent him to the Cours Saint-Louis de Monceau, a private Catholic school in the 17th arrondissement, where he was a mediocre student, but where he nonetheless obtained his baccalauréat in 1973. Sarkozy enrolled at the Université Paris X Nanterre, where he graduated with an M. A. in private law and with a D. E. A. degree in business law. Paris X Nanterre had been the starting place for the May'68 student movement and was still a stronghold of leftist students.
Described as a quiet student, Sarkozy soon joined the right-wing student organization, in which he was active. He completed his military service as a part-time Air Force cleaner. After graduating from university, Sarkozy entered Sciences Po, where he studied between 1979 and 1981, but failed to graduate due to an insufficient command of the English language. After passing the bar, Sarkozy became a lawyer specializing in business and family law and was one of Silvio Berlusconi's French lawyers. Sarkozy married his first wife, Marie-Dominique Culioli, on 23 September 1982, they had two sons, now a hip-hop producer, Jean now a local politician in the city of Neuilly-sur-Seine where Sarkozy started his own political career. Sarkozy's best man was the prominent right-wing politician Charles Pasqua to become a political opponent. Sarkozy divorced Culioli in 1996; as mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine, Sarkozy met former fashion model and public relations executive Cécilia Ciganer-Albéniz, when he officiated at her wedding to television host Jacques Martin.
In 1988, she left her husband for Sarkozy, divorced one year later. She and Sarkozy married with witnesses Martin Bouygues and Bernard Arnault, they have one son, born 23 April 1997. Between 2002 and 2005, the couple appeared together on public occasions, with Cécilia Sarkozy acting as the chief aide for her husband. On 25 May 2005, the Swiss newspaper Le Matin revealed that she had left Sarkozy for French-Moroccan national Richard Attias, head of Publicis in New York. There were other accusations of a private nature in Le Matin. In the meantime, he was said to have had an affair with a journalist of Anne Fulda. Sarkozy and Cécilia divorced on 15 October 2007, soon afte
Marvin Joey Iosefa is a former American football fullback. He played college football at Hawaii. Iosefa was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League in the seventh round of the 2015 NFL Draft, he has played for the Brooklyn Bolts of the Fall Experimental Football League. Born on American Samoa, Iosefa is a 2009 graduate of Faga'itua High School. In the 2015 NFL draft, Iosefa was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round, he was waived on August 2015, as part of Tampa Bay's final roster cutdowns. Iosefa was named to the Brooklyn Bolts' preliminary roster at the start of the 2015 FXFL season; the New England Patriots signed Iosefa to their practice squad on October 21, 2015. On December 19, 2015, Iosefa was promoted to the Patriots' active roster, he made his NFL debut on December 2015, in the Patriots' 33-16 win over the Tennessee Titans. He racked up 51 yards on 14. On December 28, 2015, Iosefa was waived by the New England Patriots. On December 30, 2015, Iosefa was signed to the New England Patriots' practice squad.
On January 26, 2016, Iosefa signed a futures contract with the New England Patriots. Iosefa was released by the Patriots on May 6, 2016, but was re-signed on May 13. On September 3, 2016, Iosefa was released by the Patriots as part of final roster cuts. After his departure from the Patriots, Iosefa joined the Houston SaberCats for the 2018 season, he would play five matches with the SaberCats. He would join the Seattle Saracens. On March 30, 2019, Iosefa was announced to join the Seattle Seawolves for their match on March 31
The Honorary Medal for Merits toward Museum Collections known as the Museum Medal, is one of the oldest civil decorations of the Netherlands. It was created by royal decree on 26 June 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands; the decree describes the following: "Erepenning voor blijken van belangstelling in's Rijksverzamelingen door schenking betoond". The medal is awarded in gold, silver or bronze as a token of appreciation to those who "aan hen, die enig boek- of kunstwerk, dat de vrucht van hun arbeid was, de Koning deden toekomen". By royal decree, on 5 May 1877, eligibility for this award was extended by King William III of the Netherlands, with the description "aan hen, die door het aanbieden van belangrijke geschenken of op andere wijze zich verdienstelijk hebben gemaakt ten opzichte van de verschillende wetenschappelijke en kunstverzamelingen des Rijks". Due to this description, the medal obtained its current official name. However, since the end of the 19th century, this decoration is known as the "Museum Medal".
Up until 1897, the honorary medal was only a standing decoration, when Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands declared that the medal could be worn suspended from a ribbon. Eligibility for this award was once again extending, by Queen Wilhelmina, on 28 October 1919 with the description "verdiensten jegens gemeentelijke verzamelingen". What was a medal for generous donors became now an official royal award for merit. Queen Juliana of the Netherlands decided by royal decree on 26 July 1952 that the shape of the medal and ribbon should be changed; the current ribbon is orange with two red lines descending down the middle. A ribbon bar is given with the award, with a palm branch device in either gold or silver for recipients of the gold or silver versions of the medal, respectively. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands changed the composition of the medallion, is now depicted on the obverse of the medal. Willem, Baron van Dedem - art collector Rudi Fuchs - Dutch art historian and former director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Dollie Defesche-Bakker - widow of Pieter Defesche, a former Dutch visual artist Rosetta C.
Musaph-Andriesse - former director of the Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam A. W. Swaanswijk-Koek - widow of Lucebert, a former Dutch painter Johan Wertheim - a Dutch sculptor A. R. Wittop Koning - a Dutch architect