Stéphane Bern

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Stéphane Bern
Stéphane Bern Cannes.jpg
Stéphane Bern at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1963-11-14) November 14, 1963 (age 51)
Lyon, France
Nationality French, Luxembourgish
Occupation Radio, Television host

Stéphane Bern, OBE (born November 14, 1963 in Lyon) is a journalist, radio host, and French TV presenter. He is known as a specialist in nobility and royalty.

He was inducted into the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres {Order of Arts and Letters} (France), the Order of Grimaldi (Monaco) and the Order of the British Empire (United Kingdom) [see "Honours" below].

Personal life[edit]

Stéphane Bern went to high school at Lycée Carnot in Paris. He graduated from the École de management de Lyon in 1985. His mother was from Luxembourg. He came out in the magazine Têtu in October, 2009 and in the documentary "Vie privée, vie publique" (by Mireille Dumas), which aired on France 3 on November 6, 2009.

Journalistic career[edit]

Newspapers[edit]

Bern was editor of the magazine Dynasty from 1985 to 1987 and then worked as a journalist for Jours de France in 1988. Since 1999 he has been the deputy editor (Events section) of the magazine Le Figaro Madame.

Radio[edit]

Bern chronicled the royal families on Europe 1 from 1992 to 1997 before joining Radio Télévision Luxembourg and participating in the show Les Grosses Têtes. Since 2000, he has produced and hosted the show Le Fou du roi on France Inter, which is the most listened to show in France in this time slot.

Television[edit]

  • 1998 to 2003: Sagas (TF1)
  • 2003 to 2006: 20 h 10 pétantes, which became Friday pétantes and Saturday pétantes (Canal+)
  • 2006 to 2007: L'Arène de France (France 2)
  • 2007: "Pourquoi les manchots n'ont-ils pas froid aux pieds?" ("Why don't penguins get cold feet?") (France 2)
  • 2007: "Secrets d'histoire" (France 2)
  • 2010: A program in honor of Philippe Bouvard, in January 2010 on the occasion of his fifty years of television (France 2)[1]
  • 2010: Comment ça va bien! (France 2))[2]

Public service[edit]

He was a member of the Nouvelle Action Royaliste political movement for 18 years, but left in 1999.

He was alderman of the 9th arrondissement of Paris from 1999 to 2001, then President of the Conservatory of Music of that area.

A member since its inception in January 2001 of the Academy Grevin, he inaugurated the Grevin Wax Museum on 10 March 2008.

Bern is also a member of the Cercle de l'Union interalliée and the Institute of the Royal House of France, and a sponsor of the Youth Club of the institute.

Works[edit]

Honours[edit]

National honours[edit]

Foreign honours[edit]

References[edit]

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