Jean-Bernard Raimond was born on February 6, 1926, in Paris, and died on March 7, 2016, in Neuilly-sur-Seine.
He was a conservative French politician
He served as Foreign Minister in the government of Jacques Chirac from 1986 to 1988, as French ambassador to a number of states from the 1970s to the 1990s, and as a deputy in the French National Assembly from 1993 to 2002.
Jean-Bernard Raimond also served in a mixture of civil service positions with the French government.
During 1967, Raimond became a member of the staff of Maurice Couve de Murville, at the time the French Foreign Minister, and later to Louis de Guiringaud in 1978.
Jean-Bernard Raimond was the ambassador to Morocco from 1973 to 1977, to Poland (1982–1984), to the Soviet Union (1985–1986) and to the Vatican (1988–1991).
Then in between terms as ambassador, Jean served in various posts in the French Foreign Ministry, including his term as Foreign Minister from 1986 to 1988.
Jean-Bernard Raimond passed away at 90 yrs old.