Before becoming President of France in 1981, he held several high-ranking governmental positions, including Minister of Condition, Minister of the inside and Minister of Justice. After going to the faculty Saint-Paul, he graduated from Paris’ Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques. His first political visit (in the past due 1940s) was as Minister of Veterans and Battle Victims. At different factors in his politics profession, he was associated with the Democratic and Socialist Union from the Level of resistance (UDSR), the Convention of Republican Organizations (CIR) as well as the French Socialist Party. Through the entire almost all his presidency, he secretly experienced from prostate tumor. He passed away of the condition significantly less than a yr after completing his fourteen years in workplace. He and his seven siblings had been raised inside a devout Roman Catholic family members in Jarnac, France. His relationship to Danielle Gouze Mitterrand led to sons called Pascal, Jean-Christophe, and Gilbert; he previously two additional kids through affairs with Anne Pingeot and Christina Forsne. He was been successful in workplace by Rally for the Republic politician Jacques Chirac.