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Jacques René Chirac (/ʒɑːk ʃˈræk/; French pronunciation: ​[ʒak ʃi.ʁak]; born 29 November 1932) is a French politeecian who served as Preses o Fraunce frae 1995 tae 2007.

Jacques Chirac
Chirac in 1999
Preses o Fraunce
In office
17 Mey 1995 – 16 Mey 2007
Prime Meenister
Precedit bi François Mitterrand
Succeedit bi Nicolas Sarkozy
Co-Prince o Andorrae
In office
17 Mey 1995 – 16 Mey 2007
Prime Meenister Marc Forné Molné
Albert Pintat
Precedit bi François Mitterrand
Succeedit bi Nicolas Sarkozy
Prime Meenister o Fraunce
In office
20 Mairch 1986 – 10 Mey 1988
Preses François Mitterrand
Precedit bi Laurent Fabius
Succeedit bi Michel Rocard
In office
27 Mey 1974 – 26 August 1976
Preses Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
Precedit bi Pierre Messmer
Succeedit bi Raymond Barre
Mayor o Paris
In office
20 Mairch 1977 – 16 Mey 1995
Precedit bi Poseetion reestablished
Jules Ferry (1871)
Succeedit bi Jean Tiberi
Meenister o the Interior
In office
27 Februar 1974 – 28 Mey 1974
Preses Georges Pompidou
Prime Meenister Pierre Messmer
Precedit bi Raymond Marcellin
Succeedit bi Michel Poniatowski
Meenister o Agricultur
In office
7 Julie 1972 – 27 Februar 1974
Preses Georges Pompidou
Prime Meenister Pierre Messmer
Precedit bi Michel Cointat
Succeedit bi Raymond Marcellin
Meenister for Relations wi the Pairlament
In office
7 Januar 1971 – 5 Julie 1972
Preses Georges Pompidou
Prime Meenister Jacques Chaban-Delmas
Precedit bi Roger Frey
Succeedit bi Robert Boulin
Preses o Corrèze General Cooncil
In office
15 Mairch 1970 – 25 Mairch 1979
Precedit bi Elie Rouby
Succeedit bi Georges Debat
Personal details
Born (1932-11-29) 29 November 1932 (age 86)
Paris, Fraunce
Poleetical pairty French Communist Pairty
Union for the New Republic
Union o Democrats for the Republic
Rally for the Republic
Union for a Popular Movement
Spoose(s) Bernadette de Courcel
Bairns 2 dauchters
Alma mater Institute o Poleetical Studies, Paris
Naitional Schuil o Admeenistration
Religion Roman Catholicism

Adolescence-schooldays an efterEedit

Born the 29t November 1932 in the Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire clinic service (in Paris), Jacques René Chirac (as full name) son o Abel François Chirac (1898 - 1968), bank-employee an administrator in the Aeronautic societie SNCAN an o Marie-Louise Valette (1902 - 1973). Baith come frae Correzian families whilka hae affore probably participatit tae the French Revolution.

Young Jacques Chirac begins studyin in the Primary School o Sainte-Féréole in Correze frae 1940 tae 1943 affore gaun tae Paris, in the lycée (hie-schuil) Carnot an tae the prestidgious hie-schuil Louis-le-Grand. Efter his final exam, obtainit in 1950 in « elementary mathematics » wi mention « guid eneuch », he warks thrie months in a boat, the Capitaine Saint-Martin, altho his fither disagreed. In Fraunce again he maks a year o "Scientific Studies".

  • He integrates in September 1951, the Poleetical Sciences Institute in Paris. He warks as diffusor o the French Communist Party wi Jean Bourgeois the editor. He sells "l'Humanité" (Humanity, French Communist Newspaper). He signs in 1950 the Stockholm Ca', agains nuclear airmin, o communist an humanist inspiration. Efter that he gangs study in the Unitit States he is diplomit o the "Summer school" (Simmer Schuil) o Harvard in 1952, an taks a year o chamage tae diskiver Americae.