Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  Adolphe Charles Ghislain Mathieu (1804–1876)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Adolphe Charles Ghislain Mathieu (1804–1876)

Mathieu, Adolphe Charles Ghislain (mä-tyė’). A Belgian poet and journalist; born at Mons, June 22, 1804; died near Brussels, June 13, 1876. He was curator of the public library at Mons, 1840–45; assistant professor at the University of Liège, 1849; chief librarian of the Royal Library, 1864. He wrote: ‘Poems of the Belfry’ (2d ed. 1846); ‘Roland de Lattre’ (2d ed. 1840); ‘Mons and Brussels’ (1852); ‘Olla Podrida’ (1828–29); ‘Memories’ (1866); ‘Clippings’ (1863–71); the dramas ‘Two Weddings for One’ (1836); ‘D’Aubigne’ (1854), etc.; ‘Mons Biographies’ (1848); the political works ‘The Reveille of Liberty’ and ‘France and Belgium.’