Honoré Champion

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Honoré Champion
Tomb of Honoré Champion, by Albert Bartholomé

Honoré Champion (1846–1913) was a French publisher. He founded Éditions Honoré Champion in 1874 and published scientific works geared towards laymen, particularly concerning history and literature.[1]

Champion died from an embolism on 8 April 1913 in his apartment at 30 rue Jacob, Paris.[2] His tomb, located at the Montparnasse Cemetery, was sculpted by Albert Bartholomé.

His sons were Edouard Champion, who took over the publishing house, and the historian Pierre Champion.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discours de M. Emile Chatelain prononces aux obseques...", p 7-10 (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  2. ^ Pierre Champion, Mon vieux quartier, Paris, Bernard Grasset, 1932, p. 55-56 (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  3. ^ Gabriel Leclech "Edouard Champion ou la belle légende du vieux libraire", L'Homme libre , 6-7 March 1938, pp. 1-2 (in French). Retrieved 20 December 2018.