Théophile Funck-Brentano (21 August 1830 – 23 January 1906) was a Luxembourgian-French sociologist.
He was the son of Jacques Funck, a notary in Luxembourg City that lived with Charles Metz, who was witness to Funck-Bretano's birth.He was the father of Frantz Funck-Brentano.
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