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Eugène Goblet d'Alviella

Academic, lawyer, politician

Died when: 79 years 30 days (948 months)
Star Sign: Leo


Eugène Goblet d'Alviella

Eugène Félicien Albert, Count Goblet d'Alviella (10 August 1846 – 9 September 1925) was a lawyer, liberal senator of Belgium and a Professor of the history of religions and rector of the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

He was the father of Félix Goblet d'Alviella, a lawyer and director of the Revue de Belgique.He became famous for this book The Migration of Symbols, which is one of the foundations of religious archeology.

He was a freemason, a member of the lodge Les Amis Philanthropes (initiated in 1870), Grand Master of the Grand Orient of Belgium (1884), and Grand Commander of the Supreme Council in 1900.

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