Chaunu, Pierre

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Chaunu, Pierre Gender: M
Pierre René Chaunu
born on 17 August 1923 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Belleville sur Meuse, France, 49n11, 5e23
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 23°28' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 29°02 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 21°49'


French historian, specializing in Latin American history.

He also studied French social and religious history of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. A leading figure in French quantitative history as the founder of "serial history", he was professor emeritus at Paris IV-Sorbonne, a member of the Institut de France, and a commander of the Légion d'Honneur. A convert to Protestantism from Roman Catholicism, he defended his Gaullist views most notably in a longtime column in Le Figaro and on Radio Courtoisie.

He died on 22 October 2009

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Historiens' pdf file, p. 18.


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist