The story of the EP by the its President: Simone VEIL (1979 -1982) - 4/3 version
Event date: 01/07/2012
Simone Veil, former European Parliament President, passed away on 30 June 2017. She was a survivor of the Nazi concentration camps and central figure of feminism in Europe. In 1979 she became the first President of the directly elected European Parliament.