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Migne, Jacques Paul
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(Oct 25, 1800, St.-Fluor, Département Cantal – Oct 24, 1875, Paris), son of a merchant, began his theological studies in 1817 at the theological college in Orléans, where he soon became prefect of studies and later a lecturer. In 1824 he was ordained to the priesthood. From 1833 he worked as a journalist in Paris; with the support of patrons, he founded several journals that attracted great attention but had to be discontinued for financial reasons. In 1836 he turned to publishing…

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Markschies, Christoph, “Migne, Jacques Paul”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14088>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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