Macron, a newcomer to international diplomacy, put counter-terrorism at the top of his security priorities during the election campaign.
The joke planned by campaigners for Francois Fillon involved fake glasses that mocked his prominent eyebrows.
The Freedom Party pursues a policy of "Austria first," and is opposed to Islam and immigration.
In his first words after taking office, he pledged to restore France's standing on the world stage, strengthen national self-confidence and heal divisions that the bitterly-fought campaign had opened up.
The République En Marche party faces a tough test in June parliamentary elections.
Macron's fledgling party doesn't want to seem part of the establishment—but it will need support from traditional parties' voters to wield power.
Emmanuel Macron received 89.3 percent of votes from French people living abroad and Marine Le Pen received 10.7 percent.
Despite Vladimir Putin's phone call to Macron, the Russian political establishment is not celebrating.
Emmanuel Macron, Always Dreaming and Kate McKinnon make today's Jolt.
Despite the palpable relief at the result in Brussels, Macron's margin victory was in fact uncomfortably small.
The fight is only just beginning for France's new president.
Just days after Macron declared his bid, the couple shared video footage of the youthful Macron in the school play at which they met, and footage of their 2007 wedding ceremony.
In France's most tumultuous election in years, political uncertainty looks set to continue, whoever wins.
There is a burgeoning divide between the working middle class and the gilded Parisian super-rich.
The data leak emerged as polls predicted Macron, a former investment banker and economy minister, was on course for a comfortable victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's election.
Marine Le Pen has a mountain to climb going into the final hours of her presidential race against Emmanuel Macron.
The independent candidate is predicted to win 62 percent of the votes on Sunday.
People in France really, really don't like Donald Trump, who's spoken favorably of far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen.
But the survey found that neither the Front National nor En Marche ! would win an absolute majority in Parliament.
Macron said Le Pen was a "high priestess of fear" who would start a civil war, while Le Pen said her rival was a "darling of the elite."