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Ex-French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing dies of Covid-19 at 94

Former French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, who led his country into a new modern era and onto a firmly pro-European path, died late Wednesday of Covid-19, his family said.Giscard, who had been in hospital several times in the last months for heart problems, died “surrounded by his family” at the family home in the Loire region, the entourage said.“His state of health had worsened and he died as a consequence of Covid-19,” the family said in a statement sent to AFP, adding that his…

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