Jessica PhelanJanuary 31, 2014 11:50
You wouldn’t blame France’s newly single Francois Hollande for thinking that his is the only presidential suite to go unshared. Whichever country you visit, presidential plus-ones are de rigueur. But some voters do elect people to lead their nation when they’ve never led anyone down the aisle. As Hollande comes to the end of his first week as an officially single commander-in-chief, here are the presidents, prime ministers and premiers who know what it’s like to rule without putting a ring on it.