Alain Decaux





Alain Decaux


Born
in Lille, France
July 23, 1925

Died
March 27, 2016

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Alain Decaux was born on 23 July 1925 in Lille, France. A historian by profession, he was elected to the Académie française on 15 February 1979.

As a child, he goes to school in Wattignies. He then studied at the Lycée Faidherbe in Lille and then in Paris at the Lycee Janson -de- Sailly whereafter he joined the faculty of law. Very quickly, he became interested in history and took courses at the Sorbonne.

He published his first articles in 1946 and his second book "Letizia : Napoleon and his mother" was rewarded by the French Academy.

He was active on television for many years.

Meanwhile, he continues writing history books , plays and films. He was elected to the French Academy February 15, 1979; the same day as Henry Gouhier . He succeeds Je
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Average rating: 3.83 · 174 ratings · 15 reviews · 68 distinct works
L'avorton De Dieu: Une Vie ...

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Histoires Extraordinaires

4.25 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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C'était le XXe siècle, tome...

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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La Révolution de la Croix -...

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Dossiers secrets de l'histoire

3.43 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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L'énigme Anastasia

3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1961 — 2 editions
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C'était le XXe siècle. Tome...

3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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C'était le XXe siècle, tome...

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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C'était le XXe siècle, tome...

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1999
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Alain Decaux Raconte.

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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