CORRECTED: Widow of former French president Mitterrand dies

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Danielle Mitterrand, the widow of former French president Francois Mitterrand, died early Tuesday, political sources said. She was 87.

Mitterrand was hospitalised on Friday and later placed in an artificial coma.

"She died at 2 o'clock this morning at the Georges-Pompidou hospital (in Paris)," a source said.

© 2011 AFP

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