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date: 12 December 2019

Rieu, Emile Victorlocked

(1887–1972)
  • P. J. Connell

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Rieu, Emile Victor (1887–1972), literary scholar and translator, was born in London on 10 February 1887, the fifth son and seventh and youngest child of Charles Pierre Henri Rieu (1820–1902), of Geneva, keeper of oriental manuscripts at the British Museum, and later professor of Arabic at ...

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Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
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National Portrait Gallery, London