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Jacques Chirac

Jacques Chirac is a lifelong French politician and one of the most charismatic figures of twentieth-century politics. He was president of France from 1995 to 2007. He also served as prime minister of France twice in the 1970s and 1980s, and as mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995. He was one of the most vocal international opponents of the Bush administration's intention to go to war in Iraq. He lives in retirement in the French countryside.