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Soyer, Alexis Benoît (1810-1858), chef

Elizabeth Ray

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Soyer, Alexis Benoît (1810-1858), chef, was born on 4 February 1810 at Meaux-en-Brie, near Paris, the youngest of three sons of Emery Roch Alexis Soyer, a shopkeeper, and his wife, Marie Madeleine Françoise, née Chamberlan; his parents were both thirty-one when he was born. He was sent to the local ...

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