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Ferdinand BUISSON

French Ferdinand BUISSON

French academic, educational bureaucrat, pacifist and Radical-Socialist (left liberal) politician

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Born: on December 20, 1841 in Paris, France
Died: on February 16, 1932 in Thieuloy-Saint-Antoine, France


Ferdinand Buisson was a student at the Lycée Condorcet, then received his aggrégation in philosophy. A historical figure of liberal Protestantism, he voluntarily went into exile in Switzerland under the Second Empire, from 1866 to 1870, because he refused to swear allegiance to the new government.

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