Victor Joseph Ambroise Désiré Segalen

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Victor Joseph Ambroise Désiré Segalen

Also Known As: "Max Anely"
Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Brest, Finistère, Brittany, France
Death: May 21, 1919 (41)
Huelgoat, Finistère, Brittany, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Victor Joseph Segalen and Ambroisine Segalen
Husband of Yvonne Segalen
Father of Yvon Segalen and Ronan Segalen

Managed by: Samuel Austin - Le Maux
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About Victor Joseph Ambroise Désiré Segalen

Victor Segalen (14 January 1878 – 21 May 1919) was a French naval doctor, ethnographer, archeologist, writer, poet, explorer, art-theorist, linguist and literary critic.

He was born in Brest. He studied naval medicine in Bordeaux. He traveled and lived in Polynesia (1903–1905) and China (1909–1914 and 1917). He died by accident in a forest in Huelgoat, France ('under mysterious circumstances' and reputedly with an open copy of Hamlet by his side).

He gave his name to the Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 University of medicine, literature and social sciences in Bordeaux under the Academy of Bordeaux.

Victor Segalen , né le 14 janvier 1878 à Brest et mort le 21 mai 1919 à Huelgoat, est un médecin, romancier, poète, ethnographe et archéologue français.

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January 14, 1878
Brest, Finistère, Brittany, France
April 15, 1906
Age 28
Brest, Finistère, Brittany, France
November 1, 1913
Age 35
Tianjin, China
May 21, 1919
Age 41
Huelgoat, Finistère, Brittany, France