Victor Noir

1848 - 1870

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Victor Noir (27 July 1848 – 11 January 1870) was a French journalist. After he was shot and killed by Prince Pierre Bonaparte, a cousin of the French Emperor Napoleon III (r. 1852–1870), Noir became a symbol of opposition to the imperial regime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Noir has received more than 246,686 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Victor Noir is the 25th most popular journalist, the 2,046th most popular biography from France and the 3rd most popular French Journalist.

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Among journalists, Victor Noir ranks 25 out of 129Before him are David Seymour, Jeremy Clarkson, Endre Ady, Charles Dow, W. Eugene Smith, and Alfred Eisenstaedt. After him are Aenne Burda, Steve McCurry, Eddie Adams, Joe Rosenthal, Gareth Jones, and Edgar Snow.

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Among people born in 1848, Victor Noir ranks 45Before him are Maximilian von Prittwitz, Anna Boch, Lothar von Trotha, Thomas Lipton, Jules Bastien-Lepage, and Hermann von Eichhorn. After him are Henri Duparc, Kate Sheppard, Viktor Meyer, Raja Ravi Varma, Friedrich Ernst Dorn, and Boris Stürmer. Among people deceased in 1870, Victor Noir ranks 24Before him are Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, Ignaz Moscheles, Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus, Charles Auguste de Bériot, Jules de Goncourt, and Anthony Mary Claret. After him are Konstantin Ushinsky, Justo José de Urquiza, David Farragut, Charles Xavier Thomas, Karel Jaromír Erben, and Pieter Bleeker.

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Among people born in France, Victor Noir ranks 2,046 out of 5,234Before him are René Fonck (1894), Paul Nizan (1905), François Pierre La Varenne (1618), Bernard Lyot (1897), Alizée (1984), and Louis, Duke of Vendôme (1612). After him are Alain Giresse (1952), Michel Rocard (1930), Louis Delluc (1890), Christian III, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1674), Ravachol (1859), and Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle (1775).


Among journalists born in France, Victor Noir ranks 3Before him are François-Noël Babeuf (1760) and Jean-Marie Balestre (1921). After him are François Mignet (1796), Daniel Schneidermann (1958), and Rémi Ochlik (1983).