Biography: Laurent Greilsamer

Laurent Greilsamer was a published author and journalist. At Le Monde, he served as an editor from 1994 to 2005, when he was named deputy editor (one of four). He wrote several books, including a biography of Hubert Beuve-mery and Nicolas de Staël. In 2004, he published the first biography of René Char. And in 2007, he authored “Le Dico de la présidentielle,” definitions of more than 160 keys words and 200 short bios helping readers better understand the French presidential campaign.