French academician Simone Veil died in Paris on June 30, 2017 at the age of 89. As a number of online tributes attest, she was one of the most acclaimed politicians of her generation.
Fans of Simone Veil along with the rest of the world have been remembering the iconic woman she was.
Veil, a cultural icon
Born Simone Annie Liline Jacob in Nice on July 13, 1927, her career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in French history. Veil was not just a great politician, she was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
Her legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering her unique heritage.
Although Simone Veil is no longer physically here, her presence is more powerful than ever. She left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Simone Veil.
Simone Veil career in pictures
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