Albert Londres - Vichy - France
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N 46° 07.292 E 003° 25.397
31T E 532703 N 5107637
Quick Description: Albert Londres, born 1 November 1884 in Vichy /\ Albert Londres, né le 1er novembre 1884 à Vichy
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 11/27/2015 9:44:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ15B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
Views: 4

Long Description:
Albert Londres, born 1 November 1884 in Vichy and died May 16, 1932 in the Indian Ocean, is a French journalist and writer. It is considered the true father of the great reportage in France
Located in the old Vichy, the house built around 1830, and that saw the father of modern journalism is in a state of disrepair. Abandoned for over 25 years, she was bought a year ago. The rehabilitation project of the birthplace of Albert Londres was presented June 6 2015 in Vichy. The association wants to create a writer's house. The ground floor will be devoted to the evocation of the life of the journalist and the first floor to its reports, with a staging allowing the public to discover the man.

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Albert Londres, né le 1er novembre 1884 à Vichy et mort le 16 mai 1932 dans l'océan Indien, est un journaliste et écrivain français. Il est considéré comme le véritable père du grand reportage en France.
Située dans le vieux Vichy, la bâtisse construite vers 1830, et qui a vu naître le père du journalisme moderne, est dans un état de délabrement avancé. Laissée à l'abandon pendant plus 25 ans, elle a été rachetée il y a un an. Le projet de réhabilitation de la maison natale d'Albert Londres a été présenté le 6 juin 2015 à Vichy. L'association veut créer une maison d'écrivain. Le rez de chaussée sera consacré à l'évocation de la vie du journaliste et le premier étage à ses reportages, avec une mise en scène permettant au public de découvrir l'homme.
Name of Famous Person: Albert Londres

Physical Address: 2 rue Besse 03200 Vichy

What is this person famous for?:
Albert Londres is a French journalist and writer. It is considered the true father of the great reportage in France. Some publications: Au bagne, 1923 Tour de France, tour de souffrance, 1924 Chez les fous, 1925 /\ Albert Londres est un journaliste et écrivain français. Il est considéré comme le véritable père du grand reportage en France. Quelques publications: Au bagne, 1923 Tour de France, tour de souffrance, 1924 Chez les fous, 1925


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Personal Experience:
I saw this house deteriorate year after year. But I like coming to see its facade with its two small towers above the main door.


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