Laffont, Robert

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Laffont, Robert Gender: M
Robert Raoul Laffont
born on 30 November 1916 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Marseille, France, 43n18, 5e24
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: de Jabrun
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 07°38' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 12°33 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 03°57'


French businessman, a publisher and editor who founded his company in 1941. The company, Éditions Robert Laffont, has established itself as one of the premier publishing houses in the French-speaking world.

An astute business person, he was said to have loved life and women. Married four times, he had five children in total. His son Oliver died in 1995.

He died May 19, 2010, age 93.

Link to Wikipedia biography (French)



  • Work : Start Business 1941 (Publishing hous)
  • Death of Child 1995

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'éditeurs' pdf file, p. 45.

Same data from Paddy de Jabrun who quotes from birth certificate


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor