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Victor Henri Rochefort (1831–1913)

Rochefort, Victor Henri (rōsh-for’). A French journalist and republican agitator; born at Paris, Jan. 30, 1831; died in 1913. He was removed from the editorship of Figaro because of his satires on the imperial government; and the papers which he himself founded—La Lanterne, La Marseillaise, and Le Mot d’Ordre—were filled with the same violent attacks. His last venture, L’Intransigeant, is noted for the virulence of its criticisms upon leading politicians of the day. He published: ‘The Depraved Ones’ (1875); ‘Return from Nova Scotia’ (1877); ‘Mlle. Bismarck’ (1880); ‘Bitter Farces’ (1886); ‘The [political] Lanterns of the Empire’ (1884); ‘Fantasia’ (1888); ‘The Adventures of My Life.’