Patrick Balkany, politician.
Patrick Balkany, born 16 August 1948 in Neuilly-sur-Seine is a French politician. He has been a member of the National Assembly of France.He was representing the 5th constituency of the Hauts-de-Seine department, and is a member of The Republicans. He is known as the mayor of Levallois-Perret, a wealthy suburb of Paris, since 1983, with his wife Isabelle his deputy. He is also a long time friend of ex-president, Nicolas Sarkozy.He is of Hungarian, Latvian and Ukrainian Jewish origin.