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Ex-French president Giscard d’Estaing dies of Covid at 94

Former French president Valery Giscard d’Estaing, a leading advocate of European integration who led his country into a new modern era, has died of Covid-19, his family said. He was 94. Giscard, who had been in hospital several times in recent months for heart problems, died late Wednesday “surrounded by his family” at the family home in the Loire region.