Michel de Decker, a columnist of the program “Secrets of History” on France 2, died Saturday at the age of 71 years died of cancer, says France Bleu Normandie.

The president of the society of authors of Normandy, with a passion for history, participated regularly in the program of Stéphane Bern. He has also written thirty books, including “12 corsets that changed History” and “Napoleon III or the Empire of the senses”.

The former professor of history, geography, chronicler of France Bleu Normandy since 1991, had to animate this weekend a debate in the castle of Mussegros in the framework of the celebrations of the 900 years of the battle of Brémule.

Since the announcement of the death of Michel de Decker, tributes multiplied on Twitter.