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Émile Alglave


French economist and editor. Studied palaeography and law at the École des chartes, Paris, and received a doctorate in law, 1868. Professor, faculty of law, Douai, 1870; taught political economy, Lille, 1873; professor, scientific finance, faculty of law, Paris, 1878. Co-founder and director of the journals Revue des cours scientifiques and Revue des cours littéraires, 1864–80. Worked mainly in the area of tax reform.




DBF: Dictionnaire de biographie Française. Under the direction of J. Balteau et al. 21 vols. (A–Le Nain) to date. Paris: Librairie Letouzey & Ané. 1933–.