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Lacuria, Paul-François-Gaspard
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Lacuria, Abbé Paul-François-Gaspard, * 6 Jan 1806 (Lyon (Rhône)), † 3 Mar 1890 (Oullins (Rhône))

The third of six children of a couple of goldsmithery and jewelry workers, Paul was educated at the seminary of Oullins. He enrolled in 1826, in the company of Charles Ozanam (1804-1888?), at the moment when death struck the majority of his family. After teaching in the “experimental” colleges of Saint-Nizier and Oullins, near Lyon, of which Lacuria was co-founder, he was ordained priest in 1836. While at the semin…

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Laurant, Jean-Pierre, “Lacuria, Paul-François-Gaspard”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 03 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_199>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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