Le Journal du Dimanche

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Le Journal du Dimanche
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Type Weekly newspaper
Owner(s) Hachette Filipacchi Médias
Founder(s) Pierre Lazareff
Founded 1948
Political alignment Right-wing politics
Language French
Headquarters Paris, France
Circulation 257,280 (weekly)
Official website lejdd.fr

Le Journal du Dimanche (English: Sunday's newspaper) is a French weekly newspaper. It is only published on Sundays.


The newspaper was created by Pierre Lazareff in 1948. It now belongs to the Lagardère Group, through Hachette Filipacchi Médias. Around 300,000 copies are issued each week.


  • Alain Genestar
  • Jean-Claude Maurice between 1999 and December 2005.
  • Jacques Espérandieu (ex-Le Parisien) between December 2005 and May 2008.
  • Christian de Villeneuve between May 2008 and February 2010
  • Olivier Jay between March 2010 and December 2011
  • Jerôme Bellay since January 2012


  • Article on the French Wikipedia.

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