Philippe Buchez, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Philippe Buchez

French historian, sociologist, and politician

Date of Birth: 31-Mar-1796

Place of Birth: Matagne-la-Petite, Wallonia, Belgium

Date of Death: 11-Aug-1865

Profession: physician, politician, historian, journalist, sociologist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Philippe Buchez

  • Philippe-Joseph-Benjamin Buchez (1796–1865), more commonly called Philippe Buchez, was a French historian, sociologist, and politician.
  • He was the founder of the newspaper L'Atelier, and he served briefly, in 1848, as the president of the Constituent National Assembly, which was then meeting at the Palais Bourbon in Paris.
  • Buchez was born at Matagne-la-Petite, which is part of the town of Doische in the province of Namur, in Belgium.
  • At the time of his birth (31 March 1796), however, the village was part of the French département of the Ardennes.
  • He died on 11 August 1865 in the south of France, at Rodez, in the department of Aveyron.

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