Fawtier, Robert

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Fawtier, Robert


Born Aug. 23, 1885, in Bône, now Anna-ba, Algeria; died Jan. 21, 1966, in Paris. French historian.

Fawtier was a member of the Academy of Inscriptions (1946) and the National Academy of Lincei (1951) in Italy. He held the post of professor at the universities of Cairo (1926–28), Bordeaux (1928–49), and Paris (1949–58). A historiographer, Fawtier specialized in French medieval history. He was one of the editors and contributors to A History of Medieval French Institutions (vols. 1–3, 1957–62).


Sainte Catherine de Sienne, vols. 1–2. Paris, 1921–30.
Comptes du Trésor (1296, 1316, 1384, 1477). Paris, 1930.
L’Europe occidentale de 1270 à 1380. Paris, 1940.
Les Capétiens et la France. Paris, 1942.
Comptes royaux (1285–1328), vols. 1–4. Paris, 1953–61.
Registres du Trésor des chartes (1285–1328), vols. 1–2. Paris, 1958–66.
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