François d'Orcival

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Person.png François d'Orcival  Rdf-icon.png
(editor)
Born11 February 1942
Aurignac, France
Member ofLe Cercle

François d'Orcival is a French conservative intellectual. He is the editor-in-chief of Valeurs Actuelles and sits on the Board of Directors of the publisher Valmonde.[1][2]

Biography

As a young man, he was a leader in Jeune Nation.[1] In 1960, he was one of the founding members of the Fédération des étudiants nationalistes (FEN).[1] He supported the Organisation de l'armée secrète and was arrested in 1962, when he was jailed for four weeks .[1] He was editor-in-chief of the FEN magazine, Les Cahiers universitaires, and started writing for Le Spectacle du Monde, whose editor was Raymond Bourgine.[1] He also wrote for Défense de l’Occident and Europe Action, edited by Dominique Venner and Alain de Benoist.[1] He later joined the Groupement de recherche et d'études pour la civilisation européenne, but left it in 1976.[1][3] In 1977-1978, he wrote for Le Figaro, then edited by Louis Pauwels.[1] He later became the editor-in-chief of Valeurs Actuelles.[1][4]

In 2004, he was elected President of the Fédération Nationale de la Presse Française (FNPF).[1] On June 23, 2008, he was inducted into the Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, following the death of Henri Amouroux.[5] He is a socially conservative Catholic.[4]

Connections

He was a protege of Le Cercle member Raymond Bourgine and himself attended Le Cercle regularly.[6]

Bibliography

  • Le Courage est leur patrie, avec Fabrice Laroche (1965, with Alain de Benoist)
  • Rhodésie, pays des lions fidèles (1966, with Fabrice Laroche)
  • Le Danube était noir - la cause de la Slovaquie indépendante (1968)
  • Les Marines : scènes de la vie et des combats du corps des Marines des États-Unis (1971)
  • Histoire de la Gestapo (1973, with Fabrice Laroche, Jean Mabire and André Brissaud)
  • Les Marines à Khé Sanh (1968, with Jacques-François de Chaunac)
  • Le Roman de l'Elysée (2007)
  • L'Elysée fantôme : Les années noires (2011)

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Events Participated in

EventLocation(s)
Bilderberg/1993Greece
Nafsika Astir Palace Hotel
Vouliagmeni
Le Cercle/1984 (Bonn)Germany
Bonn


References

  1. a b c d e f g h i j Pascal Dillane, Un ancien dirigeant de l’extrême droite représente la presse française, ACRIMED, February 2005
  2. Valeurs Actuelles
  3. JP Rioux, M Harbi, J.F. Sirinelli, La guerre d'algerie et les intellectuels français, Editions Complexe, 1999, p. 61 [1]
  4. a b Xavier Ternisien, Une filière "Valeurs actuelles" à la tête du "Figaro", Le Monde, 19/07/2012
  5. Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques
  6. https://isgp-studies.com/Le_Cercle_membership_list