|Intro||Neurologue français, père d'Emmanuel Macron|
Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron (born 1950) is a French doctor and professor of neurology at the University of Picardy. He is the father of French president Emmanuel Macron.
Jean-Michel Macron was born in 1950. His father was André Macron (1920-2010), a railway executive, and his mother was Jacqueline Macron (1922-1998), née Robertson, of English origin. He wrote a thesis on feline neurology in 1981.
Macron is a professor of neurology at the University of Picardy, specializing in sleep disorders and epilepsy.
Macron has published extensively in academic journals such as Neuroscience Letters, Brain Research, NeuroReport and Neurosurgery on sneezing in cats.
Macron was married to Françoise Noguès, a doctor based in Amiens. She is the daughter of Jean Noguès and his wife Germaine Noguès (née Arribet, died 2013), both teachers.
Their first child died as an infant. They then had three children: Emmanuel (born 1977, the current President of France, and married to Brigitte Trogneux), Laurent (born 1979, a radiologist, and married to Sabine Aimot, an obstetrician gynecologist) and Estelle (born 1982, a nephrologist, and married to Carl Franjou, an engineer). They divorced, and he married Hélène Joly, a psychiatrist at CHS Pinel-Dury.