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Pétrus Borel (1809–1859)

Borel, Pétrus (bo-rel’) [properly Pierre Borel d’Hauterive]. A French journalist and author; born in Lyons, June 28, 1809; died in Algeria, July 14, 1859. His character was eccentric; he surnamed himself the “Were-wolf,” and his writings both prose and verse were romantic and bizarre. They include: ‘Rhapsodies,’ poems (Paris, 1831); ‘Champavert,’ stories (1833); and ‘Madam Potiphar,’ a novel (2 vols., 1839).