Fernand Labori

Fernand Gustave Gaston Labori

The assassination attempt on Fernand Labori on the front page of Le Petit Journal
Born (1860-04-18)18 April 1860
Reims, France
Died March 14, 1917(1917-03-14) (aged 56)
Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris
Residence Paris
Nationality French
Occupation Lawyer

Fernand-Gustave-Gaston Labori (April 18, 1860 March 14, 1917) was a French attorney. He was born in Reims. In his professional life, he defended the accused in some of the most prominent political cases of his day. Among his noted clients was Alfred Dreyfus, who was eventually acquitted of treason. During the Dreyfus trial, Labori was the victim of an assassination attempt which hospitalized him for a week. The attacker was never identified.[1]

Legal career

Labori was the defence counsel for:

His speeches were regarded as masterpieces of forensic eloquence.


He is buried at the Montparnasse Cemetery.



External links

Wikisource has the text of a 1905 New International Encyclopedia article about Fernand Labori.

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