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Charb, 1967-2015

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Personal name headingCharb, 1967-2015
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Variant(s)Charb, 1967-
See alsoCharbonnier, Stéphane, 1967-2015
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Birth date19670821
Death date20150107
Place of birthConflans-Sainte-Honorine (France)
Place of deathParis (France)
Profession or occupationCartoonists Journalists Murder victims
Found inDico Sarko, c2008: t.p. (Charb)
Wikipedia WWW site, 14 Oct. 2009 (Charb is pseud. of Stéphane Charbonnier, b. 1967; French journalist & satirical artist)
Wikipedia WWW site, viewed January 19, 2015 (Stéphane Charbonnier (born 21 August 1967 in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France; died 7 January 2015, Paris France), known as Charb, was a French satirical caricaturist and journalist. He worked for several newspapers and magazines, joining Charlie Hebdo in 1992 and becoming the magazine's editor in 2009. Due to the publication of Muhammed caricatures in Charlie Hebdo, Charb became subject to death threats from Islamists. From the time of the magazine was firebombed in 2011 he lived under police protection. He was murdered in the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January 2015)