Currently alive, at 86 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.