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Former French President Jacques Chirac dies aged 86



Former French President Jacques Chirac, who led France from 1995 to 2007, has died at the age of 86, his family and Agence France Presse news agency reported on Thursday.

Energetic, engaging and passionate for power, Chirac has been at the centre of French politics for nearly half a century and has had dealings with every world leader since Leonid Brezhnev ruled the Soviet Union.

Chirac was twice president, twice prime minister and spent 18 years as mayor of Paris.

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33 comments

  1. He was the best President!!! May Allah bless his soul and his family!!!

  2. Chirac didn't want to make war in Iraq because he knew Bush is a liar!

  3. rip chirac you are always in our memory and heart peace from morocco

  4. Just yesterday i was thinking of him how he is living tge lufe so sad news

  5. my heartfelt condolence to former French president Jacques chrac.

  6. Whatever you were if you are ending this state you should prepare this day more any other thing.

  7. Rest In Peace Jacques Chirac you were the most decent world leader of our time God bless you and your family

  8. Only person in the West that resisted the Iraq Invasion, which opened the door to a clusterfuck and trillions of dollars wasted.

  9. I'm deeply sorry for his death .(Allah hu Akbar. There is no might nor power except with Allah Almighty) My condolences to his family , friends and people of France and World .

  10. The European Union really got its start with the friendship of Jacques Chirac and Gerhard Schroeder, and that was probably the best time for the EU.

  11. Rest in peace at the Bikini Atoll. 💥

  12. Good Bye Mon President, on ne vous oublilleras pas!

  13. He was a great man,and will always be remembered for his condemnation of the US (Bush) illegal,and completely unprovoked invasion of Iraq…

  14. Jack Chirac était un véritable terroriste qui a participé à deux guerres illégales et inconstitutionnelles juste après ses maîtres aux États-Unis: les invasions de l'Afghanistan et de l'Irak. L’histoire n’est jamais douce avec un terroriste .
    كان جاك شيراك إرهابيًا حقيقيًا . شارك في حربين غير شرعيتين وغير دستوريتين باتباع أسياده في الولايات المتحدة: غزوات أفغانستان والعراق. التاريخ ليس لطيفًا مع أي إرهابي.
    Jack Chirac was a real terrorist who participated in two illegal and unconstitutional wars by just following his masters in the US: the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. History is never kind to any terrorist .

  15. He rejected US claim Iraq has weapons of destruction

  16. Rest in peace, president Jacques Chirac!

  17. From iraq, thank you and rest in peace

  18. He was a great president to be fair RIP

  19. "To our women, our horses, and those who mount them"
    Rip Jacques Chirac.
    The only president i Ever shaked hands with, despite being on the opposite political side.
    And he did not follow the americans in the Iraq fiasco.

  20. Thank you Jacques Chirac for everything and especially the invasion of Irak in 2003.
    -A French man.

  21. He was a good man because he refused to go to war with Iraq. Rest in peace

  22. RIP the great noble and my condolesences to the French people

  23. He did not like Poland. Arrogant. But may good God forgive him.

  24. He was racist .
    He said beware of Polish plumbers coming to steal jobs ,in 2004 .

  25. Chirac was the President when France won FIFA World Cup for first time. He died when France again won the World Cup.

  26. Jedan zlocinac manje.Sretno svima koji slave.

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