Former French president Giscard d'Estaing dies aged 94

Former French president Valery Giscard d’Estaing has died at the age of 94, sources close to him confirmed to dpa. He died at his home in the central French department of Loir-et-Cher on Wednesday from complications linked to Covid-19. No date was announced for his funeral, which will take place with family. Giscard d’Estaing spent five days in hospital last month in the French town of Tours but was released in mid-November. The liberal Giscard d’Estaing was president of France from 1974 until 1981. His aristocratic manner earned him the reputation of being cool and technocratic. After losing …

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