Amaury de Riencourt
Amaury de Riencourt (born 12 June 1918 in Orleans, France died 13 January 2005 at Bellevue, Switzerland) was a historian, an expert on Southeast Asia, Indian scholar, sinologist, tibetologist, Americanist French writer.
Amaury de Riencourt was born in Orleans in a family of the French nobility which dates back at least to the 12th century. He graduated from university in the Sorbonne and did masters at the University of Algiers.
In 1947, he visited Tibet and stayed in Lhasa where he remained five months, and declared that the country was governed only in all areas, as an independent nation, adding that the orders of his government were underway across the country.
- Amaury de Riencourt
- (in English) K. Natwar Singh, Forgotten Prophet, Outlook India
- Amaury de Riencourt, India and Pakistan in the Shadow of Afghanistan, 1982/83, Foreign Affairs
- Alain Joly, Amaury de Riencourt
- Jamyang Norbu, Black Annals: Goldstein & The Negation Of Tibetan History (Part I), Shadow of Tibet, 19 juillet 2008
- The Political Philosophy of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, Selected Speeches and Writings, 1998, Édité par A.A. Shiromany, Tibetan Parliamentary and Policy Research Centre, dalaï-lama, lettre au Secrétaire général de l'ONU datée du 9 septembre 1959.