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Brunetiere, Vincent de Paul Marie Ferdinand (Ferdinand)

Born: 1849 AD
Died: 1906 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Critics


1849 - Brunetière was born in Toulon, Var, Provence on the 19th of July.

1870 - He studied in Paris at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand. Desiring a teaching career, he entered for examination at the École Normale Supérieure, but failed, and the outbreak of war prevented him trying again.

1893 - He became connected with the Revue des Deux Mondes, first as contributor, then as secretary and sub-editor, and finally, as principal editor.

         - He was decorated with the Legion of Honour and became a member of the Académie française.

         - Brunetière was an orthodox Roman Catholic, and his political sympathies were conservative.

1906 - He died on the 9th of December.


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