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...Violet Paget was born 14 October 1856, at Château Saint Leonard, near the French town of Boulogne. She died on 13 February 1935 at her home in Florence, Italy. Born to an English mother and a Polish émigré father, Violet spent her early...

Tarascon, Louis Anastase (1759–1840)

Charles Boewe

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...Tarascon, Louis Anastase Tarascon, Jean Antoine Evans, Oliver Berthoud, Jacques Born February 10, 1759, in a village in the Tarascon district of southern France, Louis Tarascon fled to the United States in 1794 to escape the Reign...

Richard, Gabriel (1767–1832)

Dustin A. Wood

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...A Catholic missionary and frontier educator, Gabriel Richard is an interesting figure to consider in an Enlightenment context.Born in Saintes, France, Richard graduated from the Seminary of Saint-Sulpice, Angers in 1789. After concluding...
...Rey, Anthony Anthony Rey was born in Lyon, France on 19 March 1807. He grew up in Switzerland with an uncle, and was intended for a career in business. During his classical studies at the Jesuit college at Fribourg, he decided to become...
...Simon, Yves René Yves R. Simon was born on 24 March 1903 in Cherbourg, France, to Auguste Simon and Berthe Porquet dit la Féronnière. In 1919 he passed the Baccalauréat-ès-Lettres in Cherbourg, and in 1922 he received his Licenceès-Lettres...
...Klibansky, Raymond Raymond Klibansky was born on 15 October 1905 in Paris, France. He was the son of Hermann Klibansky, a representative of a German wine company, and Rosa Scheidt Klibansky. At the start of World War I the family returned...
...Van Heijenoort, Jean Louis Maxime Jean van Heijenoort was born on 23 July 1912 in Creil, France, and died on 28 March 1986 near Cuernavaca, outside of Mexico City. He was educated at the Collège de Clermont and at the Lycée de St. Louis...
...Dempster, Thomas Barclay, Thomas Balfour, Robert Thomas Barclay was born in Aberdeen and died in Toulouse on 4 December 1632. He came from Aberdeen diocese and probably studied at King’s College before proceeding to Paris, where he enrolled...
...Germain, Joseph-Louis Joseph-Louis Germain was born in Auvergne, France on 3 January 1633. Germain entered the Jesuit order in 1756 and underwent the prescribed Jesuit education. He taught humanities, philosophy and theology at several...

Genêt, Edmond-Charles (1763–1834)

Wilson J. Moses

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...South Carolina Gazette Ptolemy, Claudius Dunbar, William Brückner, Martin Bartram, William Travels Edmond-Charles Genêt, referred to in many American history textbooks as “Citizen Genêt,” was French ambassador to the United States...