P. Baron de Barante, Histoire des ducs de Bourgogne, (Brussels, 1835-1836); B.
He became vicar-general of Orleans in 1861, professor of ethics at the Sorbonne in 1862, and, on the death of Barante, a member of the French Academy in 1867, where he occupied the seat formerly held by Voltaire.
AMABLE GUILLAUME PROSPER BRUGIERE, BARON DE BARANTE (1782-1866), French statesman and historian, the son of an advocate, was born at Riom on the 10th of June 1782.
De Barante was appointed ambassador to Turin, and five years later to St Petersburg.
Pasquier, Beugnot, de Barante, Cuvier, Mounier, Guizot and Decazes had been imperial officials.
De Barante was an eminent man of letters.