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Michel Laclotte death – How did Michel Laclotte die? – cause of death – dead : obituary – tributes

Michel Laclotte Cause of death – what happened?

  • Date of death : Aug 10, 2021
  • Death Age :92 -year-old
  • cause of death : unconfirmed

Michel Laclotte, a former director of the Louvre Museum in Paris who oversaw a period of change in the establishment and culture of the storied institution, has died at 92.

In a statement, the French Ministry of Culture described Laclotte as “an essential figure in the world of museums and art history” and praised his “unwavering commitment” to the recognition and development of the collections of French museums.

Named the museum’s director in in 1987, Laclotte was a key figure in completing the decade-long Grand Louvre project. Launched by his predecessor François Mitterrand in 1981, the plan included the centralization of the museum departments as well as the renovation and expansion of the museum’s historic home, once the palace for the French monarchy.

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