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Bernadette Chirac

Politician + Scholar
Female
Born May 18, 1933
Age 81
Hometown Paris
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality French Nationalit...
Other Names Bernadette Thérès...

Bernadette Thérèse Marie Chirac is a French politician and the wife of the former President Jacques Chirac. She and Chirac met while both students at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (better known as Sciences Po), and were married in France on 16 March 1956. They have two children: Laurence and Claude Chirac, and a Vietnamese foster-daughter, Anh Đào Traxel.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1933 Birth Born on May 18, 1933.
1939 6 Years Old Her father was called into the French Army in 1939 and imprisoned in Germany during the Second World War until 1945.
1940 7 Years Old In June 1940, she fled into exile with her mother to Lot-et-Garonne, where she attended the Sainte-Marthe school in Agen. … Read More

TEENAGE

1945 12 Years Old There she attended Sainte-Marie-des-Fleurs-et-des-Fruits school until the return of her father in 1945. … Read More
1950 17 Years Old She ultimately started at the Paris Institute of Political Studies in 1950 where she met her future husband but did not graduate.

TWENTIES

1956 23 Years Old She and Chirac met while both students at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (better known as Sciences Po), and were married in France on 16 March 1956. … Read More

THIRTIES

1969 36 Years Old The Château de Bity, in Corrèze, bought by the Chiracs in 1969, was declared in part a historic monument precisely a month after they acquired it. Bernadette Chirac is the subject of a judicial inquiry. Opened in 2003 following a civil suit by the present mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë (French socialist party), judge Philippe Courroye's inquiry concerns the 14 million Francs (about 700 euros per day) spent by the Chiracs on expenses for their official lodgings at the Paris city hall. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1995 62 Years Old She has also helped her husband being elected in 1995 and is herself an elected official in Corrèze, the couple's home département. … Read More
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