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French rights champion Simone Veil given coveted place in Panthéon

Holocaust survivor who died last week will receive rare honour of being buried in Paris mausoleum Simone Veil, the French Holocaust survivor and human rights champion, who died last week aged 89, will receive the rare honour of being inducted into the Panthéon, President Emmanuel Macron has announced. She has become only the fifth woman to be buried in the Paris monument, which houses the remains of great national figures.
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