Joseph Florimond Loubat
|Joseph Florimond Loubat|
January 31, 1831|
New York City
|Died||March 1, 1927(aged 96)|
|Education||University of Paris|
|Title||Duc de Loubat|
In 1898, he gave Columbia University a gift of $1.1 million, and later gave Columbia money to fund the Loubat Prize. He also endowed chairs at several universities across Europe and the United States, including Columbia.
In addition to his ennoblement, Loubat was a member of the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, a Commandeur of the Légion d'honneur, and a member of the Union Club, Knickerbocker Club, and New York Yacht Club.
- The Medallic History of the United States of America, 1776-1876 (1878)
- Codex Fejrvry-Mayer: An Old Mexican Picture Manuscript in the Liverpool Free Public Museums (12014/M) — with Augustus Henry Keane
- "Duke de Loubat Dies at Age of 96". New York Times 2 Mar. 1927: 25.