Ambroise Roux-Alphéran

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Ambroise Roux-Alphéran
Born 29 December 1776
Died 8 February 1858
Nationality French
Occupation Historian
Public official

Ambroise Roux-Alphéran (1776–1858) was a French public official and historian.

Rue Roux-Alphéran


Early life[edit]

Ambroise(-Thomas) Roux-Alphéran was born on December 29, 1776 in Aix-en-Provence.[1]


He served as clerk of the court of Aix-en-Provence under the Restoration.[1]

Later, he quit his job and decided to spend his time studying and writing about the history of Aix-en-Provence.[1] His numerous works are kept in the Bibliothèque Méjanes, the public library in Aix.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He resided at 9, rue Longue-Saint-Jean, which was subsequently renamed in his honour.[2]

He died on February 8, 1858 in Aix-en-Provence.[1]

Works and themes[edit]

  • Ambroise Roux-Alphéran, Les Rues d'Aix (Aubin, 1848).