4 Burst results for "Victor Noir"

"victor noir" Discussed on The Atlas Obscura Podcast

The Atlas Obscura Podcast

02:39 min | 4 months ago

"victor noir" Discussed on The Atlas Obscura Podcast

"Cemetery in paris it's home to hundreds of thousands of tombs. And you can buy a map directing you to all the graves of the cemetery. Most famous residents folks like the singer. Jim morrison and writers like oscar wilde and produced but among that list of celebrities and historical figures is a name that pretty much. No one will recognize but whose tomb attracts a lot of visitors. And i'm very certain kind of visitor with a very certain kind of neat. it's the tomb of victor noir. Victor nor was a journalist in paris in the eighteen hundreds and he didn't publish anything especially remarkable during a short lifetime and he probably would have been forgotten a history if it weren't for the fact that he was shot and killed by prince pierre. Bonaparte the nephew of napoleon that act triggered a wave of protests and led to the commissioning of a statue by the acclaimed. Sculptor jules delauro. But even that isn't really why people are visiting his grave today. The visit for more personal reasons and they aren't there for victor exactly. The statue that covers. Victor noirs grave depicts him laying down as if he had just been shot and that alone is kind of just. But then you notice a couple of other things. I the crotch of this statue has a bulge to it in second. The bulge is very very shiny. Though the statue was largely darkin discolored that particular part has been polished by the hands of countless win over the decades women who are drawn to the statue of victor nawar because rubbing it supposedly confers. Good luck in love and fertility. The full ritual involves kissing his lips rubbing the bulge and dropping a flower in his hat. If you want to get pregnant you touch his right fund if you want twins you touch his left women who do actually get pregnant after doing this. We'll come back and take pictures at the tomb with their kids. It became so popular that the cemetery even briefly erected a fence around the statue to protect it from damage only to remove it after people objected because the bulge isn't just an interesting artistic choice by the sculptor. It's a symbol of good luck of our desire to shift fate in our favor.

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"victor noir" Discussed on The Atlas Obscura Podcast

The Atlas Obscura Podcast

02:20 min | 4 months ago

"victor noir" Discussed on The Atlas Obscura Podcast

"Year more than three million people visit the parish cemetery in paris it's home to hundreds of thousands of tombs. And you can buy a map directing you to all the graves of the cemetery. Most famous residents folks like the singer. Jim morrison and writers like oscar wilde and produced but among that list of celebrities and historical figures is a name that pretty much. No one will recognize but whose tomb attracts a lot of visitors. And i'm very certain kind of visitor with a very certain kind of neat. it's the tomb of victor noir. Victor nor was a journalist in paris in the eighteen hundreds and he didn't publish anything especially remarkable during a short lifetime and he probably would have been forgotten a history if it weren't for the fact that he was shot and killed by prince pierre. Bonaparte the nephew of napoleon that act triggered a wave of protests and led to the commissioning of a statue by the acclaimed. Sculptor jules delauro. But even that isn't really why people are visiting his grave today. The visit for more personal reasons and they aren't there for victor exactly. The statue that covers. Victor noirs grave depicts him laying down as if he had just been shot and that alone is kind of just. But then you notice a couple of other things. I the crotch of this statue has a bulge to it in second. The bulge is very very shiny. Though the statue was largely darkin discolored that particular part has been polished by the hands of countless win over the decades women who are drawn to the statue of victor nawar because rubbing it supposedly confers. Good luck in love and fertility. The full ritual involves kissing his lips rubbing the bulge and dropping a flower in his hat. If you want to get pregnant you touch his right fund if you want twins you touch his left women who do actually get pregnant after doing this. We'll come back and take pictures at the tomb with their kids.

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Victor Noir's Mysterious Erection

The Atlas Obscura Podcast

02:08 min | 4 months ago

Victor Noir's Mysterious Erection

"Year more than three million people visit the parish cemetery in paris it's home to hundreds of thousands of tombs. And you can buy a map directing you to all the graves of the cemetery. Most famous residents folks like the singer. Jim morrison and writers like oscar wilde and produced but among that list of celebrities and historical figures is a name that pretty much. No one will recognize but whose tomb attracts a lot of visitors. And i'm very certain kind of visitor with a very certain kind of neat. it's the tomb of victor noir. Victor nor was a journalist in paris in the eighteen hundreds and he didn't publish anything especially remarkable during a short lifetime and he probably would have been forgotten a history if it weren't for the fact that he was shot and killed by prince pierre. Bonaparte the nephew of napoleon that act triggered a wave of protests and led to the commissioning of a statue by the acclaimed. Sculptor jules delauro. But even that isn't really why people are visiting his grave today. The visit for more personal reasons and they aren't there for victor exactly. The statue that covers. Victor noirs grave depicts him laying down as if he had just been shot and that alone is kind of just. But then you notice a couple of other things. I the crotch of this statue has a bulge to it in second. The bulge is very very shiny. Though the statue was largely darkin discolored that particular part has been polished by the hands of countless win over the decades women who are drawn to the statue of victor nawar because rubbing it supposedly confers. Good luck in love and fertility. The full ritual involves kissing his lips rubbing the bulge and dropping a flower in his hat.

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"victor noir" Discussed on Miss Information: A Trivia Podcast

Miss Information: A Trivia Podcast

03:00 min | 3 years ago

"victor noir" Discussed on Miss Information: A Trivia Podcast

"So yeah. So people they were clamoring to be buried among these famous accordion records show that Peres contain more than thirty three thousand graves during eighteen thirty Perez was expanded five times during the nineteenth century as of two thousand eighteen there are more than one million bodies buried there and many more in the Columbarian which was the remains of those who had requested cremation the rules to be buried in a pair of cemetery or rather strict people may be buried in one of these cemeteries only if they die in the French capital city, or if they lived there at the time of their death. Okay. There is a waiting list to be buried in perilous. Notable burials there include Honore to Balzac Sarah Bernhardt, George be say jacques-louis do veto Eugen della. Gustav door is a door Dunkin politics costs the door Jericho. So your men who isn't early French, mathematician, physicist, and philosopher Jonet Joseph Ignace Q ten member him. Oh, yes. Agnostic you the inventor of. Jonah goose Dominic in Cray, Rene Lalique. Marcel Marceau, oh, my guiding right now, George Melly ya Amadeo medically Onny, Jim Morrison Victor Noir. Who was the journalists killed by Pierre? Napoleon Bonaparte in a dispute over a dual also Edith payoff Camille Pissarro Marcel Preuss Gertrude Stein Alice veto, close Rafael Trujillo and Oscar Wilde, so wow, what a lot of very famous French artists. Very famous. Artists and writers not of the French persuaded. That's interesting. So I've been shows few times, my mom, and I were there last year. So there's not a lot of like signing when you're in it to like be like, it's not like Oscar Wilde is this way. But there are some graves that people go to visit like Jim Morrison, especially Victor Noir. So he was the journalist that was killed in a duel and a dispute over dole sorry, and so his his tomb is kind of like a life sized statue of him in the throes of death. And apparently people go there and rub his lips and his like crotch area for good luck. So it's like this bronze thing other likes brunch. His crotch or so like, they're so more like gold. It's gold down. Clunk will go in like kiss Oscar Wilde's grave likely like learn Brett and Jim Morrison's. Oh my God. I had been stolen like more times than like anything else as it's wild. That's crazy. So we're seeing the city pairs for a minute. Okay. The catacombs of Paris is a similar underground ossuaries in Paris that hold the remains of more than six million people. So while the Osprey comprises only a small section of the underground tunnels their presient presently often referred to entire tunnel network as the catacombs I'm have you ever seen photos of I have. Okay. So metal. It's yes. Yes..

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