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Gis·card d'Es·taing

 (zhĭ-skär′ dĕs-tăng′, -tăN′), Valéry Born 1926.
French political leader who as president of France (1974-1981) struggled against rising inflation and unemployment.

Giscard d'Estaing

(French ʒiskardɛstɛ̃)
n
(Biography) Valéry (valeri). born 1926, French politician; minister of finance and economic affairs (1962–66; 1969–74); president (1974–81)
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President Valery Giscard d'Estaing and an early morning collision with a milk-truck, in the company of a well-known actress?
Liberee en 1945, elle a integre la magistrature et y restera jusqu'a sa nomination, en 1974, en tant que ministre de la Santepar Valery Giscard d'Estaing.
Veil's concentration camp experience turned her into a passionate advocate of European unification but she was best known in France for legalising abortion when she was health minister in 1974 under then President Valery Giscard d'Estaing.
Dans le detail, ces depenses s'elevent a 3,9 millions d'euros par an pour Valery Giscard d'Estaing (2,5 en protection, 1,1 en personnel, 0,3 en fonctionnement), qui reste l'ex-president le plus couteux pour l'Etat.
In early 1973, Minister of Finance Schmidt, with his French counterpart and good friend Valery Giscard D'Estaing, launched the G-5, which subsequently evolved into a G-7 and annual summits to become the steering committee for the world economy for more than three decades.
EVENTS 1974: Valery Giscard d'Estaing is elected President of France, defeating socialist Francois Mitterrand.
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As the Germans' economic and monetary power expanded, France found it increasingly difficult to hold its position of dominance, and by the end of the 1970s, French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing had to yield to a dual leadership with them in the EC.
En effet, Mitterrand se trouvait dans une certaine mesure dans la meme situation que Valery Giscard d'estaing a du gestioner.
Russian President Putin has met with the former France President Valery Giscard d'Estaing and called for making more efforts in order to unite around the Europe's common moral values.
With his defeat, Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the first President not to win a second term after former President Valery Giscard d'Estaing.
Nicolas Sarkozy is the first French President not to win a second term since since Valery Giscard d'Estaing was swept out of office in 1981.