2002 in France


2002 in France

"See also:"
2001 in France,
other events of 2002,
2003 in France.

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Events from the year 2002 in France.

Incumbents

Events

*1 January - the Euro replaces the French franc as France's currency.
*6 March - France agrees to return the remains of Saartjie Baartman to South Africa.
*21 April - first round of the presidential election: Jacques Chirac and Jean-Marie le Pen poll the most votes. Two weeks of demonstrations against the National Front follow.
*5 May - second round of the presidential election. Jacques Chirac is returned for a second term as President of the French Republic.
*6 May - nomination of Jean-Pierre Raffarin for the post of Prime Minister.
*9 June - first round of the legislative elections
*16 June - second round of legislative elections.
*14 July - During Bastille Day celebrations, Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed.

Arts and Literature

port

*6 July - Tour de France begins.
*21 July - French Grand Prix won by Michael Schumacher of Germany.
*28 July - Tour de France ends, won by Lance Armstrong of the United States.

Births

Deaths

January to March

*11 January - Henri Verneuil, playwright and filmmaker (b.1920).
*13 January - Pierre Joubert, illustrator (b.1910).
*23 January - Pierre Bourdieu, sociologist (b.1930).
*23 January - Maurice Limat, science fiction author (b.1914).
*14 February - Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz, member of the French Resistance and president of ATD Quart Monde (b.1920).
*21 February - Georges Vedel, public law professor (b.1910).
*12 March - Louis-Marie Billé, cardinal (b.1938).
*22 March - Marcel Hansenne, middle distance runner (b.1917).

April to June

*19 April - Jean-Pierre Destrumelle, soccer player and manager (b.1941).
*22 May - Niki de Saint Phalle, sculptor, painter and filmmaker (b.1930).
*25 May - Michel Jobert, politician (b.1921).
*29 May - François Ovide, guitarist (b.1952).
*12 June - Jean de Beaumont, sport shooter (b.1904).
*29 June - François Périer, actor (b.1919).
*30 June - Claude Berge, mathematician (b.1926).
*30 June - Roger Lévêque, cyclist (b.1920).

July to September

*2 July - Jean-Yves Daniel-Lesur, organist and composer (b.1908).
*3 July - Michel Henry, philosopher and novelist (b.1922).
*31 July - Claude Rifat, biologist, psychonaut, political activist, writer and researcher.
*2 August - Jean-Pierre Yvaral, artist (b.1934).
*6 August - Jean Sauvagnargues, politician and Minister (b.1915).
*8 September - Henri Rol-Tanguy, communist and leader in the French Resistance (b.1908).

October to December

*12 October - Audrey Mestre, free-diver (b.1974).
*25 October - René Thom, mathematician (b.1923).
*26 October - Jacques Massu, General (b.1908).
*31 October - Lionel Poilâne, "boulanger" and entrepreneur (b. c1945).
*31 October - Raymond Savignac, graphic artist (b.1907).
*10 November - Michel Boisrond, film director and writer (b.1921).
*23 November - Maritie Carpentier, television producer (b.1922).
*29 November - Daniel Gélin, actor, director and screenwriter (b.1921).

Full date unknown

*Bernard Destremau, tennis player (b.1917).
*Jacques Poirier, painter (b.1928).
*Pauline Trigère, fashion designer (b.1909).

References


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