Louis DE MAS LATRIE

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FrenchBorn Louis DE MAS LATRIE

French historian

Born on April 09, 1815 in Castelnaudary , France

Died on April 03, 1897 in Paris , France

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After his studies at the École nationale des chartes, Louis de Mas Latrie became an historian and specialized on Cyprus during the Middle Ages. He made several voyages there and is now considered by his peers as the founder of history and archaeology of the island.



In 1848, he succeeded Jacques-Joseph Champollion as professor of diplomatics at the École de Chartes and held that position until his retirement in 1885. He then chose Arthur Giry who had been his assistant for two years to replace him.

...   After his studies at the École nationale des chartes, Louis de Mas Latrie became an historian and specialized on Cyprus during the Middle Ages. He made several voyages there and is now considered by his peers as the founder of history and archaeology of the island.



In 1848, he succeeded Jacques-Joseph Champollion as professor of diplomatics at the École de Chartes and held that position until his retirement in 1885. He then chose Arthur Giry who had been his assistant for two years to replace him.



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