Jacques Chirac was born on the 29th of November
1932 in France and has been the President of
France since the year 2002. He has got two daughters
Claude and Laurence, the adopted son Anh Dao
Traxel and is married to Bernadette Chodron
In the 60's Jacques Chirac started his political
activities and during this period of time he
held several ministerial positions and eventually
went on to become the mayor of Paris. Chirac
was educated in the military and became an officer,
but was more involved with the civil service
side of things.
year 1967 was an important time for Jacques
Chirac, as he became the Minister of Social
Affairs and Minister of Finance. Between the
years 1968 and 1971 he was the Minister of Agriculture
and Rural development. Later he was appointed
as the Minister of the Interior (1974) and became
the Prime minister of France between 1974-1976.
70's was important for his career as politician,
as Jacques Chirac was elected mayor of Paris
(1977), which he continued up until the year
1995. During this time Chirac increased his
influence in politics and gained a deeper knowledge
and more political experience. During this time
he was also a candidate for president several
Chirac first became the President of France
in 1995. He has held this president for more
than 10 years. During his time as president,
Chirac has implemented several successful policies
focused on economic development, reducing unemployment
and the politics in the Middle East, Iraq and
bilateral relationships with the USA.
third mandate for Jacques Chirac's Presidency
is in 2007, however he has not expressed any
plans to run a third term.
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