Jacques Chirac

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Jacques Chirac

Jacques René Chirac (UK: SHEER-ak, US: (listen) ZHAHK sheer-AHK, French: [ʒak ʁəne ʃiʁak] (listen); 29 November 1932 – 26 September 2019) was a French politician who served as President of France from 1995 to 2007. Chirac was previously the Prime Minister of France from 1974 to 1976 and from 1986 to 1988, as well as the Mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995. After attending the École nationale d'administration, Chirac began his career as a high-level civil servant, entering politics shortly thereafter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacques Chirac has received more than 2,173,390 page views. His biography is available in 109 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 362nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Jacques Chirac ranks 359 out of 14,801Before him are Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Emperor Meiji, Horemheb, Nerva, Galerius, and Erich Honecker. After him are Miklós Horthy, Louis Bonaparte, Björn Ironside, Mahmud I, Radovan Karadžić, and John Hunyadi.

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Among people born in 1932, Jacques Chirac ranks 5Before him are Umberto Eco, Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds, and Johnny Cash. After him are Omar Sharif, Andrei Tarkovsky, Miloš Forman, François Truffaut, John Williams, Cesare Maldini, and Abebe Bikila.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jacques Chirac ranks 167 out of 4,109Before him are Thérèse of Lisieux (1873), Sully Prudhomme (1839), Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789), Jean Bodin (1530), Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809), and Bernadette Soubirous (1844). After him are Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683), Louis Bonaparte (1778), Jean-Luc Godard (1930), Petronius (27), Pope Urban VI (1318), and Erik Satie (1866).


Among politicians born in France, Jacques Chirac ranks 42Before him are Charles VI of France (1368), Philip V of Spain (1683), Abdulmejid I (1823), Charles V of France (1338), Joachim Murat (1767), and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1708). After him are Louis Bonaparte (1778), Philip VI of France (1293), Georges Pompidou (1911), Charles IV of France (1294), Louis X of France (1289), and Henry II of England (1133).

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