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date: 10 April 2021

Taine, Hippolyte Adolphelocked

(1828–1893)
  • H. S. Jones

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Taine, Hippolyte Adolphe (1828–1893), philosopher, critic, and historian, was born on 12 April 1828 at Vouziers in the Ardennes, the only son and first of three children of Jean-Baptiste Taine (d. 1841), a lawyer, and his wife, Virginie, née Bezanson (1800–1880). He was educated in ...

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