Monday, April 01, 2013

Victor Noir division 92 Pere-Lachaise

Born Yvan Salmon, journalist Victor Noir (1848-1870) was assassinated by Prince Pierre Bonaparte, grand-nephew of Napoleon I and cousin of Napoleon III. Bonaparte was acquitted. Originally buried in Neuilly, his body was removed to Pere-Lachaise. Effigy in bronze by Jules Dalou (1838-1902).

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