Marie-Jean-Léon, Marquis d'Hervey de Saint Denys

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1822 – 1892

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Who was Marie-Jean-Léon, Marquis d'Hervey de Saint Denys?

Marie-Jean-Léon Lecoq, Baron d'Hervey de Juchereau, Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys son of Alexandre Le Coq or Lecoq, Baron d'Hervey, and Mélanie Juchereau de Saint-Denys was born on the 6th of May 1822. The genealogy of the family Juchereau can be found on line.Text on line D'Hervey was a French sinologist. He made an intense study of Chinese, and in 1851 D'Hervey published his Recherches sur l'agriculture et l'horticulture des Chinois, in which he dealt with the plants and animals that potentially might be able to be acclimatized to and introduced in Western countries. He translated as well Chinese texts as some Chinese stories, not of classical interest, but valuable for the light they throw on Chinese culture and customs. He was a man of letters too. E.g. he translated some Spanish-language works Text on line, and wrote a history of the Spanish drama. D'Hervey also created a literary translation theory, paraphrased by Joshua A.

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Born
May 5, 1822
Paris
Also known as
  • Marie-Jean-Leon, Marquis d'Hervey de Saint Denys
  • Hervey de Saint-Denys
  • Marie-Jean-Léon Lecoq, Baron d'Hervey de Juchereau, Marquis d'Hervey de Saint-Denys
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Nov 2, 1892
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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