Millin de Grandmaison, Aubin-Louis
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French archaeologist and botanist. Born Paris 19. 7. 1759, died there 14. 8. 1818. 1788 co-founder of the Société linnéenne de Paris (Linnaeus Society). 1792/93 and 1795–1816 editor of the Magasin encyclopédique. Arrested 1793/94 because of his opposition to the Jacobins. From 1795, successor to Jean-Jacques Barthélemy as conservator at the Cabinet des médailles of the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris. Public archaeology lectures there form 1796. 1804–1806 tour of southern France, 1811–1813 of Italy.

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Sternke, René, “Millin de Grandmaison, Aubin-Louis”, 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 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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