Former French President Giscard d’Estaing hospitalized

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing.

The former French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, 94 years old, was hospitalized this Sunday, according to the French media reported on Monday, which does not specify the reason for his admission.

The ex-president is in a hospital in Tours, in the center of the country, specified the newspaper ‘La Nouvelle République’, which said that an ambulance took him there from his residence in Authon, some 46 kilometers away.

This new income occurs two months after he suffered a lung infection in mid-September.

Giscard d’Estaing was President of France May 1974 to May 1981, a period during which he had as prime ministers Jacques Chirac and Raymond Barre.

The conservative politician, also president of the Convention that drafted the European constitutional treaty, spent confinement due to the coronavirus in his family castle of Authon, in the Loire department.


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