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Former French President Giscard d'Estaing hospitalized

94-year-old former leader admitted in hospital, cause unknown

Cindi Cook   | 16.11.2020
Former French President Giscard d'Estaing hospitalized File Photo - Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing

PARIS

Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing was hospitalized Sunday evening in Tours in western France, local media reported Monday.

Giscard d'Estaing, 94, was transported by ambulance from his residence to the Trousseau Hospital, Franceinfo reported.

There was no immediate confirmation on the cause of the hospitalization.

He was hospitalized earlier in September for a lung infection which doctors determined was not related to COVID-19.

Giscard d'Estaing was France's leader from 1974 to 1981.





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