Albin Chalandon is confirmed dead at the age of 100.
Albin was best known as a French politician.
Albin Chalandon
Minister of Justice
In office
PresidentFrançois Mitterrand
Prime MinisterJacques Chirac
Preceded byMichel Crépeau
Succeeded byPierre Arpaillange
Personal details
Born (1920-06-11) 11 June 1920 (age 100)
Reyrieux, France
Political partyRPR
m. 2016)
EducationLycée Condorcet
Alma materFaculté des lettres de Paris
Albin Chalandon (11 June 1920 - 29 July 2020) was a French politician and a former minister.
Between 1968 and 1972, he was Minister of Public Works. And from 1986 until 1988, he was Minister of Justice.
Between 1967 and 1968, he was a member of the Union for the New Republic, then between 1968 and 1976 he was a member of the Union of Democrats for the Republic and finally from 1986 until 1988 he was a member of the Rally for the Republic.
He encouraged Rachida Dati to become a judge.
Chalandon turned 100 in June 2020.
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