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He was ordained on 23 December 1854. After his ordination he served in the Archdiocese of Paris as professor of its minor seminary; vicar at Ste-Marguerite, St-Eustache, and Notre Dame des Victoires churches from 1854 until 1876.
He was appointed as titular bishop of Sidonia and appointed coadjutor bishop of Orléans on 29 September 1876. He succeeded to the see of Orléans on 11 October 1878. He was promoted to the metropolitan see of Lyon on 15 June 1893.
Death. September 12, 1912, Lyon. Exposed and buried in the metropolitan cathedral of Lyon.
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|Archbishop of Lyon
14 June 1893–12 September 1912