Former French President Valerie Giscard D-Esteng has died on Wednesday. He was 94. He was the President of the country from 1974 to 1981.
He played a major role in European integration. Information about his death was obtained from media reports. According to the news agency Xinhua, Giscard d-Esteng breathed his last among family members in Loir-et-Cher, West France.
The former president was hospitalized several times due to cardiac problems. He was last seen publicly on September 30, 2019. He attended the funeral of former President Jack Cherak in Paris.
Following the sudden death of President George Pompidou in 1974, Giscard D'Asteng announced his candidacy for the presidency and defeated Franco Mitra in the run-off.