Tirssett was a citizen of France.
Tirssett was a member of Parti Koinmuniste, and later become a member of Koinmunaute Unie Libertaire, where he served as party president on two occasions. He was elected in Congress of France on 8 occasions.
He was also a candidate on the presidential elections of 5 July 2010 as a candidate from KUL. He also held positions in different governments, being twice Minister of Interior - once in August and second time in October 2010.
Not very active in the military, during life has only collected 3 super soldier medals.