Christine Lagarde

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde
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Full Name: Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde
Profession: Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

Nationality:
France
French

Why Famous: French lawyer and politician, Lagarde is the first woman to both become finance minister of a G8 economy and to head the IMF.

Born: January 1, 1956
Birthplace: Paris, France
Age: 63 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Events in the Life of Christine Lagarde

  • 2011-06-28 Christine Lagarde becomes the 1st women to be elected head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • 2014-05-27 The director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde calls for "tougher regulation and tighter supervision" of banking sector

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