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Lafont, Eugenelocked

(1837–1908)
  • Deepak Kumar

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Lafont, Eugene (1837–1908), teacher of science in Bengal, was born on 26 March 1837 at Mons, Belgium, the son of Pierre Lafont, an army officer, and his wife, Mari Soudar. Educated at St Barbara's College, Ghent, he joined the Society of Jesus in December 1854. After preliminary training offered by the order he studied philosophy and natural science at ...

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