updated 10/10/2011 AT 4:00 PM ET
•originally published 10/19/2011 AT 4:00 PM ET
French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy gave birth to a daughter – her first child with French President Nicolas Sarkozy – on Wednesday in Paris, Le Figaro reports.
Bruni-Sarkozy, 43, who confirmed her pregnancy in July, delivered around 8 p.m. at the Clinique de la Muette after arriving earlier in the day.
The baby girl, whose name is unknown, is the first child born to a ruling French leader since Napoleon.
Bruni-Sarkozy married the French President, 56, in February 2008. Sarkozy has three children from two previous marriages; Bruni-Sarkozy has one son from a previous relationship.
Reporting by KAREN NICKEL ANHALT and PETER MIKELBANK