Halévy, Daniel

HISTORIAN (FRANCE)
BORN 12 Dec 1872, Paris, 9e - DIED 4 Feb 1962, Paris, 1e
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 03, ligne 05, no. 25)

Daniel Haléy was the son of the playwright Ludovic Halévy. He was educated at the Lycée Condorcet, where he befriended Marcel Proust. In 1909 he published "La vie de Frédéric Nietzsche".

During the Dreyfus affair he supported Dreyfus, but later he supported the political right. Although he was a jew he supported Pétain's Vichy regime. He wrote the essay "Essai sur l'accélération de l'histoire" (1948) and published a book on his close friend Degas, "Degas parle..." (1960).

Family
• Father: Halévy, Ludovic

Images

The mausoleum of Jacques Fromental Halévy at the Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (05 Nov 2017)

 

Sources
Daniel Halévy - Wikipedia


Halévy, Fromental

Published: 13 Oct 2019
Last update: 19 Apr 2020