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Claude Charles Fauriel (1772–1844)

Fauriel, Claude Charles (fō-rē-el’). A French historian; born in St. Étienne, Oct. 21, 1772; died in Paris, July 15, 1844. He shone in the most brilliant literary society of his time and studied diligently before producing his great ‘History of Southern Gaul under its German Conquerors’ (1836). Other noteworthy books by him are: ‘The Origin of the Epic of the Middle Ages’ (1833); ‘History of Provençal Poetry’ (1846); and ‘Dante and the Origin of the Italian Language and Literature’ (1854).