Famous French Editors

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Christopher Tolkien
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Birthdate: November 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: January 16, 2020

Christopher Tolkien was a French and English academic editor. The son of legendary author J. R. R. Tolkien, Christopher edited much of his father's work, which was published after his father's demise. Christopher Tolkien is also credited with drawing the original maps in, The Lord of the Rings, one of his father's highly acclaimed novels.

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René Goscinny
(Cartoonist who created the Astérix comic book series)

René Goscinny
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Birthdate: August 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, French Third Republic France
Died: November 5, 1977

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Jean Jaurès
(Former Member of the Chamber of Deputies of France)

Jean Jaurès
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Birthdate: September 3, 1859
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castres, France
Died: July 31, 1914
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Jean-Dominique Bauby
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Birthdate: April 23, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 9, 1997

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Emmanuelle Alt
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Birthdate: May 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France

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Carine Roitfeld
(Fashion editor)

Carine Roitfeld
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Birthdate: September 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France

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Francoise Mouly
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Birthdate: October 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Charles Péguy
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Birthdate: January 7, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Orléans, France
Died: September 5, 1914

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Serge Moscovici
(Social psychologist)

Serge Moscovici
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Birthdate: June 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brăila, Romania
Died: November 15, 2014

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Nadine Trintignant
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Birthdate: November 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nice, France

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Tabatha Cash
(Adult film actor)

Tabatha Cash
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Birthdate: December 27, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France

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Louis Veuillot
(Journalist)

Louis Veuillot
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Birthdate: October 11, 1813
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boynes, France
Died: March 7, 1883

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Maurice Nadeau
(Editor, Literary critic, Writer, Q3029418, Journalist)

Maurice Nadeau
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Birthdate: May 21, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris
Died: June 16, 2013

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Roger Thérond
(Photojournalist)

Roger Thérond
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Birthdate: October 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sète, France
Died: June 23, 2001

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Jacques-Paul Migne
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Birthdate: October 25, 1800
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint-Flour, France
Died: October 24, 1875

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Charles Philipon
(lithographer)

Charles Philipon
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Birthdate: April 19, 1800
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 25, 1861

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André Schiffrin
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Birthdate: June 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 1, 2013

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Jacques Rivière
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Birthdate: July 15, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
Died: February 14, 1925

Best known for his essays, published as Études and Nouvelles études, author Jacques Rivière had also been a prisoner of war in Germany during World War I. He later published his experiences in jail in The German. He was also a life-long editor of the magazine Nouvelle Revue Française.

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Hubert Beuve-Méry
(Journalist)

Hubert Beuve-Méry
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Birthdate: January 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 6, 1989

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Sylvie Kauffmann
(Journalist)

Sylvie Kauffmann
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Birthdate: October 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marseille, France

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Simon de Colines
(Publisher)

Simon de Colines
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Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Gentilly, France
Died: 1546 AD

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André Dacier
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Birthdate: April 6, 1651
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castres, France
Died: September 18, 1722

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Jean-Baptiste Louvet
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Birthdate: June 12, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 25, 1797

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Jacques-Jules-Pierre-Constant Fauvet
(Journalist)

Jacques-Jules-Pierre-Constant Fauvet
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Birthdate: June 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 1, 2002