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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