Stéphane Courtois Birthday, Date of Birth

Stéphane Courtois

Stéphane Courtois (born 25 November 1947) is a French historian and university professor, a Director of research at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), Professor at the Catholic Institute of Higher Studies (ICES) in La Roche-sur-Yon, and Director of a collection specialized in the history of communist movements and regimes.

The Black Book of Communism, a book edited by Courtois, has been translated into numerous languages, sold million of copies, and is considered one of the most influential, although one of the most controversial books written about communism. In the first chapter of the book Courtois argued that Communism and National Socialism are similar totalitarian systems, and that Communism was responsible for the murder of around 100 million people in the 20th century.

Courtois is a research director at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, in the Géode (group of study and observation of democracy) at Paris West University Nanterre La Défense, as well as a Professor at the Catholic Institute of Higher Studies – ICES. He is editor of the journal Communisme, which he cofounded with Annie Kriegel in 1982, and part of the Cercle de l'Oratoire think tank.

As a student, from 1968 to 1971, Courtois was a Maoist, but he later became a strong supporter of democracy, pluralism, human rights, and the rule of law.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Tuesday, November 25, 1947
Place of Birth
Dreux
Age
74
Star Sign

The November 25, 1947 was a Tuesday under the star sign of . It was the 328 day of the year. President of the United States was Harry S. Truman.

If you were born on this day, you are 74 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, November 25, 2021, 4 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, November 25, 2022, in 360 days. You have lived for 27,033 days, or about 648,800 hours, or about 38,928,034 minutes, or about seconds.

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25th of November 1947 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 25, 1947

Chicago Printers Go on Strike After Preparing Early Editions; Chicago Printers Go on Strike After Preparing Early Editions

Date: 25 November 1947

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

printers strike against 6 dailies after preparing early eds; Pilch calls token picket line; Tribune, Sun and Times get police guard; mailers union pres L Bannerman silent; Pilch warns mailers to back strike; pubs plan varitype eds; Pilch statement to publishers; they reply; Newspaper Guild continues work

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WISCONSIN STRIKE ENDS; ITU Leader Says 'Gentlemen's Agreement' Replaces Contract

Date: 26 November 1947

Kenosha ITU Local 116 'gentleman's agreement' providing 15% pay rise ends 1-day stoppage against Evening News

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CHICAGO PAPERS PUBLISH; New Process Eliminates Typesetting Done by Strikers

Date: 26 November 1947

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING METHODS: varitype process described

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Advertising News

Date: 26 November 1947

S Bows launches campaign urging shipment of outmoded dresses and other discarded clothes on a Clothesline to Eur

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UNESCO IS ADJURED TO DEFINE FREEDOM; M.S. Elsenhower Says Accord on Meaning of Access to Information Is Basic

Date: 25 November 1947

By WILLIAM P. CARNEY

William CARNEY

M S Eisenhower stresses need for unity on meaning of information freedom

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NEWS OF WOOD, FIELD AND STREAM

Date: 25 November 1947

By RAYMOND R. CAMP

Raymond CAMP

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OTHER DIVIDEND NEWS

Date: 25 November 1947

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EDUCATION WRITERS MEET; Taylor of Press Institute Sees School News Neglected

Date: 26 November 1947

F Taylor says eds neglect educ news

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News Guild Stays on Job

Date: 25 November 1947

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OTHER DIVIDEND NEWS; mm reports OF CORPORATIONS

Date: 26 November 1947

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