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Death of Simone Veil – Statement issued by Jean-Yves Le Drian (30 June 2017) - France Diplomatie (press release)

I was deeply saddened and moved to learn of the death of Simone Veil today. Her life and career, marked by the tragedy of the Holocaust, her tireless and pioneering commitment to women's rights and her strong sense of public service - serving as a ...and more »

French Politician Simone Veil, Holocaust Survivor and Abortion Pioneer, Dies At 89 - KQED

French Simone Veil, an Auschwitz survivor and the first elected president of the European parliament, delivers a speech as she joined today the prestigious Academie Francaise, the guardian of the French language, on March 18, 2010 at the Institut de ...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 »

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, French social reformer, dies aged 89 - Financial Times

Simone Veil, who survived Auschwitz to become a pioneering social reformer in postwar France and tireless proponent of European reconciliation, has died aged 89. Ms Veil was perhaps best known for her epic battle to legalise abortion. The law, passed ...and more »

Simone Veil: French politician and Holocaust survivor dies - BBC News

The French politician, women's rights champion and Holocaust survivor Simone Veil has died at the age of 89. Best known in France for her instrumental role in legalising abortion in the 1970s, she went on to serve as the first president of an elected ...and more »

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

A survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen, Veil was a champion of European integration, serving as European Parliament's first elected president, a French government minister and a top jurist. Reuters|Published: 30.06.17 , 14:46. PARIS—French ...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. The ...and more »

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 »

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

Auschwitz survivor and champion of abortion rights Simone Veil has died at age 89. Tributes to the French politician praised her "legendary" fight for the rights of the downtrodden. Frankreich Simone Veil Nachruf (Getty Images/AFP/P. Stolarz ...and more »