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Louis Labarre (1810–1892)

Labarre, called Louis Labar (lä-bär’). A Belgian journalist and man of letters; born at Dinan, Namur, May 1, 1810; died at Ixelles, Jan. 17, 1892. His first success was a volume of ‘Satires and Elegies’ (1836), in which his republican sentiments are strongly expressed. His best works include: ‘A Revolution to Laugh At,’ a comedy; ‘Antoine Wiertz’ (1867), a biography; ‘Waterloo’ (1868), a historical study.