Cultivated and franchouillard, liberal and ecologist, the former president will have much disconcerted the French before to arouse their affection. “The Obs” tells the complexity of this opportunist right, who betrayed much before being himself.
It was the man who did not like to say “I”. Too busy escaping himself. He was the great escort who ran France in the manner of a cavalry captain. Still galloping.
Jacques Chirac in ten dates
November 29, 1932 Birth in Paris
1967 Becomes a member of the 3rd constituency of Corrèze, a position he will occupy in total for seventeen years.
1970-1979 President of the General Council of Corrèze.
1971-1974 Minister of Georges Pompidou, first in Relations with Parliament, then in Agriculture.
1974 becomes the Prime Minister of Valéry Giscard d’Estaing
1976 After his resignation from the post of Prime Minister, he creates the Rassemblement pour la Republique (RPR), of which he will be president until 1994
1977-1995 Mayor of Paris
1986-1988 Prime Minister of François Mitterrand
1995-2007 President of the Republic
September 26, 2019 Died in Paris at the age of 86