Birth Name: Brigitte Marie-Claude Trogneux
Place of Birth: Amiens, Somme, France
Date of Birth: 13 April, 1953
Ethnicity: French, as well as more distant Catalan
Brigitte Macron is a French retired lycée teacher.
Her father, Jean Georges Trogneux, was the owner of the Chocolaterie Trogneux, also from Amiens. Her mother, Simone Marie Madeleine (Pujol), was also born in Amiens.
She is married to the President of France, Emmanuel Macron. She has three children with her former husband, banker André-Louis Auzière.
Brigitte’s paternal grandfather was Arthur Étienne Jean Baptiste Trogneux (the son of Marc Étienne Xavier Trogneux and Olympe Elvire Pagniez). Arthur was born in Amiens, Somme, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie. Marc was the son of an unknown father and Ambroisine Horeilly “Aurélie” Trogneux. Olympe was the daughter of Jean Baptiste Pagniez and Elisabeth Podevin.
Brigitte’s paternal grandmother was Marguerite Lucie Charlier (the daughter of Jules Alexandre Charlier and Marie Léontine Mathilde Emma Renaux). Marguerite was born in Vervins, Aisne. Jules was the son of Jules Narcisse Charlier and Eugénie Sophie Duvergé. Marie Léontine was the daughter of Jean Baptiste César Renaux and Désirée Félécité Césarine Gauchet.
Brigitte’s maternal grandfather was Jean Pierre Pujol (the son of Pierre Pujol and Catherine Tortech). Jean Pierre was of part Catalan descent, and was born in Lacourt, Ariège. Brigitte’s great-grandfather Pierre was the son of Jean Pierre Pujol and Alexandrine Raufast. Catherine was the daughter of Joseph Tortech and Catherine Commenge.
Brigitte’s maternal grandmother was Marie Louise Josèphe Bertin (the daughter of Ernest Hippolyte Eugène Bertin and Maria Julia Angélina Cotrel). Brigitte’s grandmother Marie was born in Paris. Ernest was the son of François Hyppolite Bertin and Marie Anne Driou. Brigitte’s great-grandmother Maria was the daughter of Jean Baptiste Médard Cotrel and Marie Catherine Virginie Prince.
Brigitte’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Marie Geneviève Victoire Gérault (10 May, 1799, Lihons, Somme – 5 May, 1833, Lihons).
Source: Genealogy of Brigitte Macron (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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