|Born||April 16, 1935|
|Died||May 21, 2013 (aged 78)|
|Occupation||Writer, historian, editor, soldier, activist|
|Notable work(s)||Le Coeur rebelle,|
Baltikum: dans le Reich de la défaite, le combat des corps-francs, 1918-1923,
Histoire et Tradition des Européens: 30000 ans d'identité,
Ernst Jünger: Un autre destin européen
|Notable award(s)||Broquette Gonin Price, 1981 (issued by the Académie française)|
Dominique Venner (April 16, 1935 – May 21, 2013) was a French historian, journalist and essayist. He later became a European nationalist before withdrawing from politics to focus on a career as a historian. He specialized in military and political history.
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He had been an opponent of Muslim immigration to France and Europe, as well as what he believed to be the Americanization of European values and — most recently — the legalization of same-sex marriage in France.
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- Suicide à Notre-Dame d'un ex-OAS
- Angelique Chrisafis in Paris (2009-11-21). "French historian kills himself at Notre Dame Cathedral after gay marriage rant". Guardian. Retrieved 2013-05-22.