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Simone Veil, French feminist, politician, Holocaust survivor, dies at 89 - The Jerusalem Post

Veil, a former minister of health who in 2012 was awarded France's highest honor, passed away this week at her home in Paris, her family told the media in France on Friday. The scholar, former judge and feminist activist was 89. Be the first to know ...and more »

French Holocaust survivor and pro-abortion campaigner Simone Veil dies at 89 - Ynetnews

PARIS—French politician Simone Veil, who survived the Holocaust and led campaigns for the legalization of abortion in France in the 1970s, died at her home in Paris on Friday, her family said. She was 89 years old. Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and ...and more »

Simone Veil, European idealist -

The passing of Simone Veil is a reminder of what the European Union has achieved — and of what it has lost. At its origin, the European Economic Community was shaped by an idealism with a strong practical strain. Jean Monnet, Robert Schuman and the ...and more »

Simone Veil, Ex-Minister Who Wrote France's Abortion Law, Dies at 89 - New York Times

Simone Veil, an Auschwitz survivor who as health minister of France championed the 1975 law that legalized abortion in that country, and who was the first woman to be chosen president of the European Parliament, died on Friday in Paris. She was 89.and more »

Simone Veil, 'the best of France,' dies - Deutsche Welle

Holocaust survivor and the first president of the European Parliament, Simone Veil, died at her home at the age of 89. Her son made the announcement on Friday, prompting tributes from around the world. "Simone Veil was a symbol, legend and proof that ...and more »

Simone Veil, Holocaust survivor and leading French politician – obituary -

Simone Veil, who has died aged 89, survived forced labour in Auschwitz and the death or disappearance of most of her family to become the minister of health who persuaded France's National Assembly to legalise abortion, and from 1979 to 1982 the first ...and more »

French abortion rights champion, holocaust survivor Simone Veil dies, aged 89 - RFI

Simone Veil, the concentration camp survivor who persuaded the French parliament to legalise abortion, has died at the age of 89. President Emmanuel Macron declared that she represented the "best of France" and hundreds of other tributes have been paid ...and more »

French politician Simone Veil dies aged 89 - Irish Times

Simone Veil, a French politician and Holocaust survivor who secured the legalisation of abortion in France in the 1970s, died at her home in Paris on Friday, her family said. She was 89. A Jewish survivor of a Nazi death camp at Ravensbruck with the ...and more »

Simone Veil, first European Parliament President, dies at 89 -

Former European Parliament President Simone Veil died on Friday at the age of 89. A Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, Veil was a strong advocate for European unity and became the first directly elected president of the European Parliament in 1979.and more »

Simone Veil dead: French holocaust survivor who went on to legalise abortion dies aged 89 - The Independent

Simone Veil, a French survivor of the Nazi death camps who spearheaded campaigns to legalise abortion, has died in her Paris home at the age of 89, her family said. One of France's most prominent female politicians, Ms Veil commanded wide respect ...and more »