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Jean Ferniot

Jean Ferniot, French writer, journalist. Decorated Commander des Arts et des Lettres, Croix de Guerre, Chevalier du Mérite Agricole, Commander du Mérite (Italy); recipient Prix interallié, 1961.

Background

  • FERNIOT, Jean was born on October 10, 1918 in Paris. Son of Paul and Jeanne (nee Rabu) Femiot.

  • Education

    • Educated, Lycée Louis-le-Grand.

    Career

    • Head political department Franc-Tireur, 1945—1957. Political columnist L'Express, 1957—1958, editor, 1963—1966. Chief political correspondent France-Soir, 1959—1963, political commentator, 1967—1970, assistant chief editor, 1969—1970.

      Member staff Radio Luxembourg, since 1967. Director collection and editions Grasset, 1978—1983. Director, adviser Cuisine et vins de France, 1981.

      President Fondation Communication Demain, 1980—1989.

    Works

    Membership

    Jury, Prix interallie since 1970.

    Connections

    • Married Jeanne Martinod, 1942 (divorced ). 3 children; married Christiane Servan-Schreiber, 1959 (divorced ). 2 children; married Béatrice Lemaître, 1984.
    • father: Paul Ferniot
    • mother: Jeanne Rabu
    • spouses: Jeanne Martinod
    • Christiane Servan-Schreiber
    • Bu00e9atrice Lemau00eetre
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    Born October 10, 1918
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    • 1945 - 1957
      Head, political department Franc-Tireur
    • 1957 - 1958
      political columnist L'Express
    • 1959 - 1963
      chief political correspondent France-Soir
    • 1963 - 1966
      political columnist L'Express
    • 1967 - 1970
      chief political correspondent France-Soir
    • 1967
      member, staff Radio Luxembourg
    • 1978 - 1983
      director, collection and editions Grasset
    • 1980 - 1989
      president, Fondation Communication Demain
    • 1981
      director
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