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Erik Izraelewicz, Le Monde Editor, Dies Of Heart Attack At 58

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ERIK IZRAELEWICZ HOMMAGES
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PARIS (AP) — The top editor at France's leading daily newspaper has died suddenly of a heart attack.

Erik Izraelewicz, 58, had led Le Monde for about two years, after a career that included top jobs at some of France's leading business newspapers. In a statement, Le Monde journalists said Izraelewicz collapsed while working in his office Tuesday evening and was rushed to a Paris hospital, where he was declared dead.

The newspaper has not yet named a replacement.

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