Nicole Fontaine


Nicole Fontaine born Normandy, France January 16, 1942. First woman president of European Parliament, 1999-2001. Urged Parliament to endorse, "positive non-violent measures to be put in place once the military action in Afghanistan is over." (World Tibet Network News, Oct. 30, 2001)


"The policy of an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth will lead to total disaster." (May 19, 2000)

"History has also taught us that the use of force and the will to power are not the lasting, peaceful and constructive solutions which our peoples long for." (June 20, 2001; photo Wikipedia)