Michel Durafour was born on April 11, 1920, in Saint-Étienne, Loire and died on July 27, 2017.
He was French conservative politician.
Durafour served in many government posts under Jacques Chirac, Raymond Barre and Michel Rocard, and was Mayor of Saint-Étienne from 1965 to 1977.
During the year 1988, while serving as Minister of Public Service in Rocard’s government, Durafour was the subject of a personal attack on his faith which provoked a “storm of criticism”.
Michel Durafour passed away at 97 years old.