Baudelot de Dairval, Charles César
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French antiquarian and gemmologist. Born 29. 11. 1648, died 27. or 28. 6. 1722 in Paris. Began education at Beauvais with his uncle Louis Hallé, theologian and prof. at the Sorbonne, continuing at Paris under Abbé Pierre Danet. Studied law; appointment as lawyer at Parlement de Paris. 1689 associate member of Accademia dei Ricoverati in Padua. From late 1690s, superintendent of the medallions and antiquities cabinet of Elisabeth-Charlotte of Orléans in Paris. 1705 elected to Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres [9. 2…

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Lang, Jörn, “Baudelot de Dairval, Charles César”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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