Prouvost, Jean

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Prouvost, Jean Gender: M
Jean Eugène Prouvost
born on 24 April 1885 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Roubaix, France, 50n42, 3e10
Timezone LMT m3e10 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°00' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 00°35 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 15°24'


French industrialist and publisher. The founder and owner of two Paris papers from 1932. In 1949 he added sensational news pictures and created "Paris Match." This immediately broke records in pictorial journalism and led the news-pictorial market in Europe, the U.K. and U.S. for nearly three decades.

He died on 18 October 1978, Evoy Le Marron, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Same data from birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'p_q' pdf file, p. 218.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Publishing field)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Newspaper publisher)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Added news pictures to journalism)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection