Alain Guionnet

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Alain Guionnet (22 April 1954) is a French Holocaust denier.


Born on 22 April 1954[1] in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, Alain Guionnet received a bachelor's degree in economical and social administration[2] and master's degrees in history and Hungarian.


According to Christophe Bourseiller, during Guionnet's youth, he led a far-left group called Oser lutter, oser vaincre ("Dare to struggle, dare to beat"), based in Issy-les-Moulineaux.[3] Together with Pierre Guillaume, he also founded and contributed to the leftist newspaper La Guerre sociale.[2] He wrote a "Letter to Guy Debord" that has been archived by the latter in his "Lettres reçues" (received letters).[4]

In 1988, he took an interest in former commandant of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp Josef Kramer's trial through a book.[5] After having collaborated on a revisionist magazine,[6] · [7] · [8] in 1989 he founded his own, titled Revision,[9] which publishes anti-Masonic[10] and antisemitic articles and texts[11] including The Protocols of the Elders of Zion and some articles by Robert Faurisson. The ninth volume reprinted Élie Reclus's article against circumcision. In the same time, he founded the Association contre la mutilation des enfants (A.M.E.), together with Xavier Valla. Michel Erlich, a psychiatrist, categorized Revision as "[a vehicle of] delirious antiSemitism";[12] Guionnet hawked his magazine at Front National conventions.[13] He published Revision until 2009.[14]

Guionnet was sentenced to jail several times (in 1991, 1993 and 1994) for violations of the Gayssot Act, i.e., denying the Holocaust.[15] He was also sentenced for defamation toward Pierre Vidal-Naquet.[16]


Guionnet has written three books published under various pseudonyms:

  • "Jacques Moulin", Le Mode de production des hommes-plantes (The Mode of Production of Plantmen), Issy-les-Moulineaux, A. Guionnet, 1980, 177 p. (BNF 366012528)
  • "L'Aigle noir", Josef Kramer contre Josef Kramer : mémoire en défense (Joseph Kramer Against Josef Kramer: Defence), Paris, Polémiques, 1988, 151 p. (BNF 36626799x)
  • "Attila Lemage", Manifeste antijuif : du 10e siècle avant notre ère à nos jours, le combat des Titans (Anti-Semitic Manifesto: from the 10th century BC to nowadays, Titans' fight), Issy-les-Moulineaux and Paris, Libre parole and A. Lemage, 1991, 73 p. (BNF 35476667k).

He also prefaced two:

External links[edit]

Official website


  1. ^ "L'Aigle noir (1954-....)".
  2. ^ a b Ratier, Emmanuel: Encyclopédie politique française, 1992 (see « REVISION »)
  3. ^ Bourseiller, Christophe: Histoire générale de l'ultra-gauche, Denoël, 2003, p.434
  4. ^ "L'Aigle noir - Auteur de lettres".
  5. ^ Akribeia: histoire, rumeurs, légendes. Akribeia. 1999. pp. 22 n.4.
  6. ^ Shapiro, Shelly: Truth prevails: demolishing holocaust denial: The end of "The Leuchter Report", The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation and Holocaust Survivors & Friends in Pursuit of Justice, 1990, p. 35
  7. ^ Vidal-Naquet, Pierre: Holocaust denial in France: analysis of a unique phenomenon, Tel Aviv Univ., 1995, p. 55, 69, 70
  8. ^ Igounet, Valérie, Histoire du négationnisme en France, Paris, 2000, p. 401, 548-560
  9. ^ Igounet, Valérie (2000). Histoire du négationnisme en France. Editions du Seuil. pp. 554–56. ISBN 9782020354929.
  10. ^ Laqueur, Walter; Baumel, Judith Tydor (2001). "Holocaust Denial". The Holocaust Encyclopedia. Yale University Press. p. 298. ISBN 9780300138115.
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  12. ^ Erlich, Michel (1991). "Circoncision, excision et racisme". Nouvelle revue d'ethnopsychiatrie (in French). 18: 125–40.
  13. ^ d'Appollonia, Ariane Chebel (1998). L' Extrême Droite en France. Editions Complexe. p. 377. ISBN 9782870277645.
  14. ^ "Révision (Issy-les-Moulineaux)".
  15. ^ Hennebel, Ludovic; Hochmann, Thomas (2011). Genocide Denials and the Law. Oxford University Press. p. 254. ISBN 9780199876396.
  16. ^ "Diffamation envers la mémoire des morts". Légipresse (in French) (142). 1997.