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Blouet, (Leon) Paul [pseud. Max O'Rell] (1847-1903), humorist

Thomas Seccombe and Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Blouet, (Leon) Paul [pseud. Max O'Rell] (1847-1903), humorist, was born Léon Pierre Blouet at Avranches in Normandy on 2 March 1847, the son of Darius Napoléon Blouet, merchant; his grandfather was the governor of the prison on Mont St Michel Verhoeven, Biography. After some time studying the piano at the ...

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