Xavier de Magallon

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Xavier de Magallon
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Xavier de Magallon in 1920
Born Xavier, Joseph, Frédéric, Guillaume de Magallon d'Agens
April 2, 1866
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Died September 6, 1956
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Occupation Poet, translator, politician

Xavier de Magallon (2 April 1866 – 6 September 1956) was a French poet, translator and politician.

Early life

Xavier de Magallon d'Agens was born in Marseille, Provence, France on April 2, 1866.[1] During World War I, he volunteered to serve in the French Army.[2] He received the Croix de Guerre for his service.[2]

Career

De Magallon served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies from 1919 to 1924, representing Hérault.[2] He ran as a property owner and defended free enterprise.[2] He believed in harmony between business and labour.[2]

De Magallon was a poet whose work was published in literary journals.[1] He also translated texts from Latin into French.[1] For example, he translated Virgil's Eclogues in 1943.[3]

De Magallon has been described as a "Catholic populist".[4]

Death

De Magallon died in 1956 in Marseille.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Xavier de Magallon (1866-1956)". Bibliothèque nationale de France. Retrieved April 24, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Xavier, Joseph, Frédéric, Guillaume de Magallon d'Agens". Assemblee nationale. Retrieved April 24, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Patterson, Annabel M. (1987). Pastoral and Ideology: Virgil to Valéry. Berkeley, California: University of California Press. pp. 316–317. ISBN 9780520058620. OCLC 14379028.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Secondy, Philippe (2011). "Un pionnier de la " propagande politique " dans la France de l'affaire Dreyfus  : l'abbé Émile Fourié". Revue d'histoire du XIXe siècle. 43: 95–113. Retrieved April 25, 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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