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    Former French Economy Minister
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The boyish maverick sparked outrage by ­challenging France’s ruling Socialist government to ditch cherished welfare-state orthodoxies and embrace wealth creation. He stepped down in August, ­fueling speculation that he’s running for President; tens of thousands have already joined his new movement, En Marche! There are ­doubters aplenty, but Macron is accustomed to breaking the mold: He married his high school teacher, who was 20 years his senior, then made a fortune as a Rothschild banker.