Pierre Bérégovoy, Prime Minister of France from April 1992 to March 1993 under President François Mitterand, was the mayor of Nevers in 1983. On the 1st of May 1993, Bérégovoy was found shot twice in the head at Nevers. It was ruled a “suicide,” but he left no suicide note and a notebook which he kept on his person at all times was missing. “During his inaugural speech in the French National Assembly, he claimed he knew the names of politicians from the right-wing opposition implicated in corruption scandals” … (See: article in Wikipedia on Bérégovoy).

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