|Birthname||Marie Louis Antoine Gaston Boissier|
|born on||15 August 1823 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )|
|Place||Nîmes, France, 43n50, 4e21|
|Timezone||LMT m4e21 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||22°15' 18°38 Asc. 10°33'|
French classical scholar, and secretary of the Académie française.
He specialized in epigraphy, and at the age of twenty-three became a professor of rhetoric at Angoulême, where he lived and worked for ten years, followed by a professorship at the Lycée Charlemagne in Paris.
In 1861 he was made professor of Latin oratory at the Collège de France, and he became an active contributor to the Revue des deux mondes. In 1865 he published "Cicéron et ses amis" (Eng. trans. by AD Jones, 1897). In 1874 he published "La Religion romaine d'Auguste aux Antonins" (2 vols.), and then "L'Opposition sous les Césars" in 1875. In 1876, he was elected a member of the Académie française, of which he was appointed perpetual secretary in 1895.
He died on 10 June 1908.
Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Historiens' pdf file, pp. 8-9.
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction