They have all represented the Marianne, however, since November 2000, Marianne has a new face…
After the choice of 36,778 participants in France, (36% of some 15 000 City Halls participated in this event organized by the A.M.F.) Laetitia Casta, a fashion model by profession but also an actrice, is the one who incarnates "Marianne for the 21st century".
She was born in 1978 in Pont-Audemer in the region of Normandie. With origins from the island of Corsica. During the 82nd ’Congrès de l’Association des Maires de France’, Laetitia Casta is inaugurated, in the presence of the president of the ’Association des Maires de France’, her buste is displayed at each City Hall in France.
For more information, see the section on ’Marianne’ on the website of the Elysée.