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Peter Scholl-Latour
Scholl-Latour at a lecture in
the Bundeswehr University of Munich, 2008
Born (1924-03-09)9 March 1924
Died 16 August 2014(2014-08-16) (aged 90)
Rhöndorf, Germany
Nationality German and French
Alma mater Institut d'études politiques de Paris,
Lebanese University
Known for Death in the Rice-fields
Awards Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur , 2005
Cross of Merit, First class, 2006
Gerhard Löwenthal Honor Award, 2008
(issued by Junge Freiheit)
Scientific career
Fields Political science

Peter Roman Scholl-Latour (March 9, 1924 – August 16, 2014) was a French-German journalist and publicist. He was born in Bochum, Germany. He was of (partly) Jewish descent (his mother was Jewish).

He was known for his books:

  • Der Tod im Reisfeld [Death in the Rice-fields] (1980)
  • Allah ist mit den Standhaften [Allah is with the Steadfast] (1983)
  • Mord am grossen Fluss [Murder at the Great River] (1986)
  • Leben mit Frankreich [Living with France] (1988)
  • Afrikanische Totenklage [African Dirge] (2001)

He fought in the First Indochina War.

Scholl-Latour died in Rhöndorf, Germany, aged 90.

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