Robert Faurisson

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Robert Faurisson
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in 2014 at the time of his trial against the newspaper Le Monde
Robert Faurisson Aitken

(1929-01-25)25 January 1929
Died21 October 2018(2018-10-21) (aged 89)
Vichy, Allier, France
OccupationProfessor of literature and revisionist historian, known for Holocaust-denial

Robert Faurisson (born Robert Faurisson Aitken; 25 January 1929 – 21 October 2018)[1] was a British-born French academic and Holocaust denier.[2] He published many controversial articles in the Journal of Historical Review and Le Monde. In his articles, he does not believe that gas chambers in Nazi death camps and the authenticity of The Diary of Anne Frank were real.[3]

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  1. Le négationniste Robert Faurisson est mort (in French)
  2. "Avec Robert Faurisson, la mort d'un « faussaire de l'histoire », idéologue du négationnisme". Le (in French). 2018-10-23. Retrieved 2020-07-16.
  3. Charny, Israel W. (1999). Encyclopedia of Genocide. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO. p. 182. ISBN 9780874369281.