Amable Guillaume-Prosper Brugière
Amable Guillaume-Prosper Brugière, baron de Barante (June 10, 1782 – November 22, 1866) was a French statesman and historian.
Barante was born at Riom, Puy-de-Dôme, the son of an advocate. At the age of sixteen he entered the École Polytechnique at Paris, and at twenty obtained his first appointment in the civil service. His abilities secured him rapid promotion, and in 1806 he obtained... more »
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