Beuve-Méry, Hubert

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Beuve-Méry, Hubert Gender: M
born on 5 January 1902 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone PMT m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 14°27' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 28°09 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 24°00'


French journalist and newspaper editor who founded daily afternoon newspaper Le Monde in 1944 at the behest of Charles de Gaulle. The first edition of Le Monde was published in Paris on 19 December 1944. It is one of the most important and widely respected newspapers in the world.

Before the Second World War, Beuve-Méry was associated with the Vichy regime until December 1942, when he joined the Resistance. In 1944, Following the liberation of France, Beuve-Méry built Le Monde from the ruins of Le Temps by using its offices, printing presses, masthead and those staff members who had not collaborated with the Germans.

Beuve-Méry retired his editorship in 1969 but retained an office at the Le Monde building until his death on 6 August 1989 at age 87, at his home in Fontainebleau, near Paris.

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  • Relationship : Marriage 25 September 1928 (Genevieve Deloye)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Retired 1969

Source Notes

Birth certificate (5th arr., acte n° 69) provided by Sy Scholfield. Marriage and death data in margin.


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (60 years)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist ("Le Monde")
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor ("Le Monde")