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Marco de Saint-Hilaire (d. 1887)

Saint-Hilaire, Marco de, pseudonym of Émile Marc Hilaire (sat-ē-lãr’). A French miscellaneous writer; born about 1796; died on Nov. 5, 1887. A literary trifler of small success, he later adopted the line of glorifying Napoleon as the hero of democracy, and contributed in no small degree to foster “Napoleonic ideas” and to prepare the way for the second empire. Among his works of this kind are: ‘Recollections of the Private Life of Napoleon’ (1838); ‘The Emperor’s Aides-de-Camp’ (1841); ‘Popular History of Napoleon’ (1842); ‘History of the Russian Campaign’ (1846–48).