1996 Photo Contest, General News, Singles, 3rd prize
Photographer

Jacques Langevin

Sygma

07 May, 1995

Three times Jacques Chirac made a bid for the presidency of France's Fifth Republic. His first two attempts - in which he stood against Fran├žois Mitterrand - failed, but his third succeeded. After narrowly beating socialist candidate Lionel Jospin, the former mayor of Paris appeared before a jubilant crowd on the balcony of his campaign headquarters.

About the photographer

Jacques Langevin

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