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Stéphane Charbonnier
Charb, 2 November 2011
Charb, 2 November 2011
BornStéphane Charbonnier
(1967-08-21)21 August 1967
Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, France
Died7 January 2015(2015-01-07) (aged 47)
Paris 11e, France
Area(s)Cartoonist, journalist
Signature of Stéphane Charbonnier

Stéphane Charbonnier (French: [ʃaʁbɔnje]; 21 August 1967 – 7 January 2015), better known as Charb ([ʃaʁb]), was a French cartoonist, journalist, and caricaturist. He was best known for his work on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

Charb was born in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine.

Charb was among the victims who were killed in a shooting at Charlie Hebdo's Paris headquarters on 7 January 2015. He was 47.[1][2]

Early life[change | change source]

Stéphane Charbonnier was born in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine on 21 August 1967[3] and raised in Pontoise.

References[change | change source]

  1. Charlie Hebdo : les dessinateurs Cabu, Charb et Wolinski sont morts Le Figaro.
  2. "Obituary: Charb". The Economist. Jan 17, 2015. Retrieved 2015-01-18. Stéphane Charbonnier ("Charb"), cartoonist and editor of Charlie Hebdo, was murdered on January 7th, aged 47
  3. Anne Penketh (9 January 2015). "Stéphane Charbonnier: Cartoonist and editor of Charlie Hebdo". The Independent. Retrieved 28 April 2015.

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