Valéry Giscard d’Estaing


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Valéry Giscard d’Estaing
Date and place of birth
02/02/1926 in Coblence (Germany)
Date and place of death
02/12/2020 in Authon (France)
Offices held
Member of the French National Assembly (1956–1959; 1962; 1967–1969; 1984–1989; 1993–1997; 1997–2002)
Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs (1962–1966)
Founder and President of the National Federation of Independent Republicans (1966–1974)
Minister for Economy and Finance (1969–1974)
Chairman of the OECD Council (1970)
French President (1974–1981)
Member of the French Constitutional Council (1981–…)
Founder of the Association for Monetary Union in Europe (1987)
President of the Union for French Democracy (UDF) (1988–1996)
Member of the European Parliament (1989–1993)
President of the International European Movement (1989–1997)
Chairman of the European Convention (2002–2003)
Member of the Académie française [French Academy] (2003)
Gold Medal awarded by the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe (2001)
Charlemagne Prize presented by the city of Aachen (2002)