HUBERT, Henri

HUBERT, Henri Pierre Eugène. Paris 23.6.1872 — Chatou (Yvelines) 25.5.1927. French Sociologist, Scholar of Ancient History and Religion. Born in a middle class family he grew up in Paris, from 1892 at École normale supérieure, agrégation in history 1895. Studied religion and Semitic languages at E.P.H.E. (i.al. under Lévi). Worked…

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DUMONT, Louis

DUMONT, Louis Charles Jean. Thessaloniki 1911 — Paris 19.11.1998. French Sociologist and Indologist. Son of a railway engineer, lost early his father. After restless youth (he left school at 18 and tried various odd jobs) he studied ethnology under Mauss. The plans of a doctorate about Celtic survivals in French…

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