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Mathieu Auguste Geffroy (1820–1895)

Geffroy, Mathieu Auguste (zhef-rwä). A French historian; born in Paris, April 21, 1820; died there, Aug. 15, 1895. He became professor of ancient history at Paris in 1872; and three years later was appointed director of the French school at Rome. Besides several articles in the Revue des Deux Mondes he published: ‘History of the Scandinavians’ (1851); ‘Letters of Charles XII.’ (1852); ‘Gustavus III. and his Court’ (1867); ‘Rome and the Barbarians’ (1875); ‘Madame de Maintenon’ (1887).