Victor Noir (1848-1870). A French journalist who is famous for the manner of his death and its political consequences. His tomb in the Pre Lachaise Cemetery in Paris later became a fertility symbol. The grave has a very noticeable bulge in Noirs trousers. Myth says that placing a flower in the up turned hat ,after kissing the statues lips or rubbing its genital area, will enhance fertility, bring a blissful sex life , or a husband within the year.