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Balladur, Edouard

Born: 1929 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

1929 – Born on the 2nd of May in Smyrna, Turkey.

1953-1957 – Studied in l’École Nationale d’ Administration.


1957 – Married Marie-Josèphe Delacour with whom he later had four sons.


1964 – Started his career as advisor to the then Prime Minister Georges Pompidou.


1968-1980 – He was president of the French company of the Mont Blanc Tunnel.


1973 – Appointed under Secretary General of the presidency.


1974 – Served as Secretary General Georges Pompidou’s death.


1977-1986 – He was president of Générale de Service Informatique.


1986-1988 – Served as French finance minister.


1993 – He served as Prime Minister of France.


1995 – Ran for presidency but he did not win.


1998 – Failed to win the elections for the presidency of the Ile de France region.


2001 – He failed in mayoralty of Paris.


2002 – Balladur failed again in the presidency of the National Assembly.


He now sits as a deputy in French National Assembly for Paris, 15th arrondissement.