(July 13, 1927- )
Born in Nice, France
French Minister of Health (1974-1979)
President of European Parliament (1979-1982)
Minister of State for Social Affairs, Health and Towns (1993-1995)
Why she might be annoying
She trained as a lawyer.
She's commonly confused with philosopher Simone Weil.
Rabbi Yehuda Levin criticized her appearance at the 60th anniversary of Auschwitz being liberated because she supports abortion rights.
Why she might not be annoying
She and her family were detained at Auschwitz from March 1944 until its liberation (January 27, 1945).
Only she and her sister survived.
She fought for French women to have easier access to contraception.
Under her tenure, France legalized abortion (January 17, 1975).
In 1998, the British government awarded her an honorary damehood.
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In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 81.25% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 23 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 34 Votes: 67.65% Annoying
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In 2007, Out of 72 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
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