FORMER French President Jacques Chirac has died.
Here’s what we know about the late politician, who led France for 22 years.
Who was former French president Jacques Chirac?
Chirac, who led France from 1995 to 2007, had been admitted to a hospital Paris.
In 2011, he became the first former president of France to be convicted on criminal charges, completing his descent from world statesman to a man broken by ill-health and disgraced by his past.
He was spared jail but given a suspended sentence of two years.
How did he die?
He died in hospital aged 86, his son-in-law Frédéric Salat-Baroux told AFP on September 26, 2019.