Reference: François Fillon - Prime Minister of France from May 17, 2007 to May 10, 2012 (under President Nicolas Sarkozy). State and political figure. Member of the Union for a Popular Movement party (France). French Minister of Labour in the government of Jean-Pierre Raffarin from 2002 to 2004. Minister of Education of France in the government of Jean-Pierre Raffarin from 2004 to 2005.
François Fillon is the second longest serving Prime Minister of France (after Georges Pompidou in 1962-1968). He is the only one ever to have served as Prime Minister for the full term of his presidency, which shows the incredibly high popularity and trust in Mr. Fillon of French citizens.