1997 in France

Events from the year 1997 in France.

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1997
in
France
Decades:
See also:Other events of 1997
History of France  • Timeline  • Years

IncumbentsEdit

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Arts and literatureEdit

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BirthsEdit

Full date unknownEdit

DeathsEdit

January to JuneEdit

July to SeptemberEdit

  • 12 July – François Furet, historian (b. 1927).
  • 4 August – Jeanne Calment, supercentenarian and the oldest living person ever documented in history (b. 1875).
  • 16 August – Jacques Pollet, motor racing driver (b. 1922).
  • 25 September – Jean Françaix, composer, pianist, and orchestrator (b. 1912).

October to DecemberEdit

Full date unknownEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997: Princess Diana dies in Paris crash". BBC News. 31 August 1997. Retrieved 8 October 2022.