Famous French Political Writers

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Éric Zemmour
(French Far-Right Politician Known for His Controversial Views Regarding Immigration and Islam in France)
Éric Zemmour
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Birthdate: August 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreuil, France

French far-right politician Éric Zemmour gained fame on the show Face à l'Info. He has also been a prominent political journalist for publications such as Le Quotidien de Paris and Le Figaro. The founder-leader of Reconquête, he was grabbed by the neck by an unknown man at his first campaign rally.

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Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès
(French President of the Conservative Senate (1799 -1800) and Political Writer)
Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès
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Birthdate: May 3, 1748
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fréjus, France
Died: June 20, 1836

Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, also known as the Abbé Sieyès, was a French Roman Catholic Abbé, clergyman, and political writer. He was a chief political theorist of the French Revolution and held offices in the French Consulate government. He is credited to have coined the term sociologie in an unpublished manuscript. He led a rather uninvolved social life.

Jean-Pierre Thiollet
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Birthdate: December 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: France
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Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
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Birthdate: April 1, 1755
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Belley, France
Died: February 2, 1826
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Baron d'Holbach
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Birthdate: December 8, 1723
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edesheim, Germany
Died: January 21, 1789
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Paul Lafargue
(French Politician, Political Writer and Journalist)
Paul Lafargue
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Birthdate: January 15, 1842
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Died: November 25, 1911

Paul Lafargue was a Cuban-French political writer, literary critic, journalist, activist, and Marxist socialist. One of the most popular socialists of all time, Paul Lafargue is best remembered for his 1883 book, The Right To Be Lazy, which had a huge impact among the working class. The book explains the importance of leisure and compares labor to slavery.

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Paul Rassinier
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Birthdate: March 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bermont, France
Died: July 28, 1967
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Edouard Drumont
(Journalist)
Edouard Drumont
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Birthdate: May 3, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 5, 1917
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Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois
(French Actor, Dramatist, Essayist, and Revolutionary.)
Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois
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Birthdate: June 19, 1749
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 8, 1796

Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois was a French actor, essayist, dramatist, and revolutionary. He played an important role during the Reign of Terror, serving as one of the most important members of the Committee of Public Safety. Although he is credited with saving Madame Tussaud from the Guillotine, Collot d'Herbois oversaw the execution of over 2,000 people in Lyon.

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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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Maurice Bardèche
(Art critic)
Maurice Bardèche
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Birthdate: October 1, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dun-sur-Auron, France
Died: July 30, 1998
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Henri de Boulainvilliers
(French Historian and Political Writer Who Set Forth a Broad Cultural Conception of Philosophical History)
Henri de Boulainvilliers
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Birthdate: October 21, 1658
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Saire, France
Died: January 23, 1722

Henri de Boulainvilliers was a French nobleman who was a noted writer and historian. He studied the exact sciences, history, and geography at the College of Juilly. He then went on to serve in the army until 1697. He published many works on science, history, and philosophy. He had a keen interest in astrology as well. 

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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
Charles-Irénée Castel, abbé de Saint-Pierre
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Birthdate: February 18, 1658
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Pierre-Eglise, France
Died: April 29, 1743
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Paul Louis Courier
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Birthdate: January 4, 1772
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 10, 1825
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John of Jandun
(Philosopher)
John of Jandun
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Birthdate: 1285 AD
Birthplace: Jandun, France
Died: 1328 AD
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Charles-François Lebrun
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Birthdate: March 19, 1739
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-Lendelin, France
Died: June 16, 1824
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Émeric Crucé
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Birthdate: 1590 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 6, 1648
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Jean Passerat
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Birthdate: October 18, 1534
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: September 14, 1602
Alphonse Bérenger de la Drôme
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Birthdate: May 31, 1785
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Valence, France
Died: March 1, 1866