René Malleville Dies at 73

Famous and well-respected French media figure, René Malleville, has died. He is 73.

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The death of Malleville, who reportedly suffered from cancer, came as a shock to the people of France. 

He became a trending topic on Twitter as people paid tributes to him.

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His death coincides with the passing of British football icon Jimmy Greaves. 

People of the United Kingdom also grieved the death of Greaves, who became a top trending topic in the country.