Simone (Jacob) Veil

Simone (Jacob) Veil (1927 - 2017)

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Simone Veil formerly Jacob
Born in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Paris, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jul 2017
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Categories: French Politicians | Holocaust Survivors | Membres de l'Académie Française | French Notables.

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Simone (Jacob) Veil is Notable.

Daughter of Yvonne (Steinmetz) and André Jacob, both died in concentration camp as well as their son, Jean Jacob.

Sent to internment camps during WWII

She married Antoine Veil on 26 October 1946. The couple had three sons. Antoine Veil died on 12 April 2013,

Governmental functions
Minister of Health: 28 May 1974 – 29 March 1977
Minister of Health and Social Security: 29 March 1977 – 3 April 1978
Minister of Health and Family: 3 April 1978 – 4 July 1979
Minister of State, Minister of Social Affairs, Health and City: 31 March 1993 – 16 May 1995
Electoral mandates
President of European Parliament: 1979–1982 (Elected member in 1979)
Member of European Parliament: 1982–1984
Chair of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party: July 1984 – July 1989
Other functions
Member of the Constitutional Council of France: March 1998 – March 2007
President of the Shoah Foundation: 2000–2007 (Honorary President since 2007)
Member of the Board of Directors of the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI)


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