French President Emmanuel Macron took to Twitter to pay his tributes stating that Dassault "never ceased to serve our country, to value its assets. His sudden death is a great loss."
Dassault, was the eldest son of billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault, whose group builds the Rafale warplanes and owns Le Figaro newspaper.
Since 2002 he was the lawmaker for the conservative Les Republicains party and along with his two brothers and sister was heir to the family fortune.
His grandfather Marcel, an aeronautical engineer and celebrated inventor developed a propeller used in French planes during World War I, which went on to become a business empire .
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