Former French President Jacques Chirac passes away at 86

फ्रांस के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति जैक शिराक का 86 साल की उम्र में निधन

Points to Remember:

  • Former French President Jacques Chirac passed away aged 86.
  • He served as President for two terms spanning 12 years between 1995-2007 and had twice served as the Prime Minister of the country.
  • One of Chirac’s political reforms was to cut the presidential term of office from 7 years to 5 years.
  • Chirac will be remembered internationally for leading France’s strong opposition to the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

About France:

  • France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches.
  • Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower.
  • President: Emmanuel Macron
  • Capital: Paris
  • Currencies: Euro, CFP franc
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Name the former French president who passed away recently? Jacques Chirac
  2. Jacques Chirac who died recently was the former President of which nation? France

 

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