Unix Timestamp: 1019347200
Sunday, April 21. 2002, 12:00:00 AM UTC

« Previous dayNext day »

Sunday, April 21, 2002

French presidential election, 2002: The first round results in a runoff between Jacques Chirac and the leader of the main French far-right party, Jean-Marie Le Pen.
Extreme-right candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen qualifies for second round of French Presidential Elections. Right-wing incumbent Jacques Chirac places first. Socialist prime minister Lionel Jospin places third and announces his retirement from politics. Thousands take to the street all over France to protest against Le Pen.
Source: Wikipedia