Théodore Muret

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Théodore Muret
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Born24 January 1808
Died23 July 1866(1866-07-23) (aged 58)
OccupationPlaywright, historian, essayist

Théodore César Muret (24 January 1808 – 23 July 1866) was a 19th-century French playwright, poet, essayist and historian.

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Biography

Born into a Protestant family expelled from France after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, he began studying law in Rouen, which he finished in Geneva. [1] A lawyer then a political and theater journalist with La Mode (1831–1834), La Quotidienne, L'Opinion publique (1848–1849) and also L'Union, [2] his plays were given on the most important Parisian stages of the 19th century including the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, the Théâtre des Folies-Dramatiques, the Théâtre des Variétés, and the Théâtre de l'Odéon.

A legitimist, he was twice imprisoned for his opinions, in 1842 and 1845.

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Theatre

History

Essais

Poetry

Novel

Bibliography

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References

  1. Précis analytique des travaux de l'Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Rouen, 1865–1866, (p. 184) (read online)
  2. Jean Touchard, La gloire de Béranger, 1968, (p. 383)