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Jacques Chirac

Date of Birth: 29 November 1932
Place of Birth: Paris, France
Died: 26 September 2019


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Healing the rift

The late President François Mitterrand and his successor Jacques Chirac's Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin (who was in 1994 a very senior official in the Quai d'Orsay) used to claim as did the Hutu killers that there were two genocides: one committed by the Habyarimana regime in Rwanda and one committed later by the Kagame regime in Congo-Kinshasa...


Best election dirhams could buy

The new French President is to pay a three-day state visit to Morocco from 24 October but whether this will overcome fears in Rabat that unlike his predecessor Jacques Chirac he has no special feeling for Morocco remains to be seen...


Jacques et le juge

Police raids on the house of ex-President Jacques Chirac's Africa advisor Michel de Bonnecourse on 9 and 10 July raise the stakes in the investigation into claims by a former Djibouti presidential guard Mohamed Saleh Alhoumekani that President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh ordered the murder of French judge Bernard Borrel (AC Vol 47 No 22)...


Sarko's team

His appointment follows the earlier confirmation of the Socialist-sympathising and widely respected Jean-Michel Séverino for a further term as head of the Agence Française de Développement a decision made during the final days of Jacques Chirac's presidency but when it was already clear that Nicolas Sarkozy was set to inherit the Elysée Palace...


Life without Jacques

Even ex-President Jacques Chirac could not deliver the Fund and his hard-nosed successor Nicolas Sarkozy is not expected to try...


Judges swoop

Judges Michèle Ganascia and Fabienne Pous had wanted to seize documents from the Cellulle Africaine President Jacques Chirac's African affairs unit but were prevented on grounds of presidential immunity...


Chirac's last Cannes-Cannes

The approaching end of President Jacques Chirac's reign marks the end of an era just as the exits of French President François Mitterrand and Ivorian President Félix Houphouët-Boigny in the 1990s ended an earlier phase in Franco-African relations...


La grande rupture

Yet the Judge is a political figure who intends to stand for parliament in 2007 as a candidate for President Jacques Chirac's Union pour la Majorité Présidentielle (UMP) and is close to Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy - and to Sarkozy's rival for the UMP presidential nomination Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin...


Ill-judged death

Embarrassing differences are emerging between the French judiciary and President Jacques Chirac's Cellule Africaine over the death in Djibouti in 1995 of French Judge Bernard Borrel...


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Back in the fold

In Paris he also met President Jacques Chirac several ministers and a clutch of business people including tycoon Vincent Bolloré...


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