HECQUET, Émile. Karikal 23.10.1832 — 7.7.1897. French Colonial Officer in South India. Son of Émile H. and Adélaïde Baude de Bunnetat. He served as Mayor of Pondichéry and was made chévalier de Légion d’honneur in 1880. In 1878 he was supposed soon to become a Professor of Tamil in Lyon. Married 1874 Sophie Boulle, two sons and one daughter.
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Sources: Not in D.B.F., Arch. biogr. fr. Information kindly offered by Maxime Ravel referring to http://www2.culture.gouv.fr/public/mistral/leonore_fr?ACTION=CHERCHER&FIELD_1=COTE&VALUE_1=LH/1276/28; family details and death in geneanet.org.
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