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Lévy, Sadia
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Sadia Lévy was born in Sidi bel Abbès, Algeria, to a Jewish family of the acculturated bourgeoisie on 6 September 1875. Two generations earlier the family was in Tetuan, but subsequently settled in Gibraltar. It was in the town of his birth that the young Sadia began his studies at the secondary school, and he continued them with brilliant results at the lycée of Oran. At the age of eighteen he left Algeria for Paris in order to attend the École Libre des Sciences politiques, but it was in fact his arti…

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Guy Dugas, “Lévy, Sadia”, in: Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World, Executive Editor Norman A. Stillman. Consulted online on 23 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1878-9781_ejiw_SIM_000874>
First published online: 2022

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