Saturday, May 12, 2012

Division 92 - Victor Noir (1848-1870)

Born Yvan Salmon, journalist Victor Noir 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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