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Valéry Giscard d'Estaing - Une rétrospective en images

Former French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing died of Covid-19 on 2 December, 2020, at the age of 94. Take a look back at his life and career in this video from Le Monde. Below, you'll find the transcript and translation - click any phrase to read the English and find links to related French grammar lessons.

Note: The tenses in this French article and its English translation don't match! In French, we use the present tense to describe historical stories like this to evoke a sense of immediacy, whereas in English, we commonly use the past tense - learn more about historical French tenses.

Click any word in the text to see its translation and related grammar lessons.

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