Émile de Girardin, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Émile de Girardin

French politician and journalist

Date of Birth: 22-Jun-1802

Place of Birth: Paris, Île-de-France, France

Date of Death: 27-Apr-1881

Profession: politician, journalist, publisher

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Émile de Girardin

  • Émile de Girardin (22 June 1802 – 27 April 1881) was a French journalist, publisher and politician.
  • He was the most successful and flamboyant French journalist of the era, presenting himself as a promoter of mass education through mass journalism.
  • His magazines reached over a hundred thousand subscribers, and his inexpensive daily newspaper La Presse undersold the competition by half, thanks to its cheaper production and heavier advertising.
  • Like most prominent journalists, Girardin was deeply involved in politics, and served in parliament.
  • To his bitter disappointment, he never held high office.
  • He was a brilliant polemicist, a master of controversy, with pungent short sentences that immediately caught the reader's attention.

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