François Duprat, a gifted French historian, educator, and writer who was murdered in 1978, is apparently the first person to be killed because of his support for Holocaust revisionism.
He was born on October 26, 1940, in Corsica, and was educated in
As a result of such activism, Duprat was assassinated on March 18, 1978, when the car he was driving was blown up in a bomb blast. He was 37 years old. His wife, who was with him, was severely injured in the sophisticated attack, and lost the use of her legs. A Jewish “Remembrance Commando” and a “Jewish Revolutionary Group” promptly claimed responsibility for the murder. No one was ever arrested or charged for these crimes.
For more about Duprat, see the entry about him in: Philip Rees, Biographical Dictionary of the Extreme Right Since 1890 (1990), pp. 106-107. See also “Jewish Militants: Fifteen Years, and More, of Terrorism in