Balladur, Edouard

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Born: May 02, 1929 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Politician, Prime Ministers


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.

 

 

 

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