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List of notable or famous journalists from France, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in France and even some popular journalists who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from France is included when available.

List features people like John F. Kennedy, Jr. and Laurent Ruquier.

This historic journalists from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from France?" These prominent journalists of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French journalists.

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John F. Kennedy, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from France
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr., often referred to as JFK Jr. or John-John in the press, was an American lawyer, journalist, and magazine publisher. He was the only surviving son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, and younger brother of Caroline Kennedy. His ...more

Age: Died at 39 (1960-1999)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

Profession: Pilot, Businessperson, Journalist, Actor, Writer, + more

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Albert Camus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from France
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Albert Camus was a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher. His views contributed to the rise of the philosophy known as absurdism. He wrote in his essay "The Rebel" that his whole life was devoted to opposing the philosophy of nihilism while still delving deeply into ...more

Age: Died at 47 (1913-1960)

Birthplace: Dréan, Algeria

Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Writer, Philosopher

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Mélissa Theuriau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from France
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Mélissa Theuriau is a French journalist and news anchor for M6. She studied Journalism and became a newscaster on TV. She became an internet phenomenon when a compilation of her reading news was uploaded and newspapers voted her the world's most beautiful news reporter. She currently is co-editor in ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Échirolles, Grenoble, France

Profession: Television presenter, Journalist, TV Journalist, Presenter

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Jean-Paul Marat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from France
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Jean-Paul Marat was a physician, political theorist and scientist best known for his career in France as a radical journalist and politician during the French Revolution. His journalism became renowned for its fierce tone, uncompromising stance toward the new leaders and institutions of the ...more

Age: Died at 50 (1743-1793)

Birthplace: Boudry, Switzerland

Profession: Politician, Journalist, Scientist, Physician

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