M  Paulin Niboyet Niboyet

(Jean Alexandre Paulin Niboyet)
 Fortunio
Chevalier de Bellegarde

  • Born 22 June 1825 - Macon, France
  • Deceased 11 June 1906 - Meudon, France , age at death: 80 years old
  • Buried
  • Writer, diplomat, journalist, historian

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 Spouses and children

 Notes

Individual Note

Paulin Niboyet studied in the city of Privas in the French region of Vivarais (current day Ardeche department) where his paternal ancestors where from.

In 1948 (he's 23) he starts his diplomatic career. Thanks to his mother's friend's, the famous poet Lamartine, and his government connections, he gets his first position as a Chancellor in Honolulu (Sandwich island). He also starts writing. He will climb the ranks from Chancellor, Vice Consul, Consul, and then General Consul (highest rank) until his early retirement in 1879 (54 years old).

His assignments have included: Leipzig Germany, Sevilla Spain, Stockholm Sweden, Algésiras Spain, Sunderland England, Santiago Cuba, Chicago (he's there during the great fire of 1871, Newcastle England, Manheim Germany, Lisboa Portugal.

Paulin was named Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur, one of the highest French honors.

Paulin was a musicien (beautiful voice) with a deep appreciation for the music of Meyerbeer, Gounod, and Franz Lizst who he was friend with. He knew the young Wagner and saw the first public of his Tannhauser opera.

He was mostly known as a writer. He wrote over 20 novels, 2 history books, 2 theater plays. He also wrote articles for several papers and spoke. His speeches have been reproduced in The Times.

He was a member of the Société des Gens de Lettres (a Writers' Society) that still exists today http://www.sgdl.org/

He's been described as: - old fashioned French gentlemen, chivalrous, affable - « Gaulois » spirit - « BON BOURGEOIS » - A son of the French revolution - A man of his time, loving his country, sometimes too proud of his country - Suffering from his career exile and tortured by homesickness

-- GEDCOM (INDI) -- 1 ALIA /Fortunio/

Did he have a girl from another previous wedding or out of wedlock while he was posted in Leipzig in 1850? He would have been 25.There's a Pauline Marie Margarete Ottilie Niboyet who married a Johann Friedrich August Florstedt 16 april 1878 in Lindenau. She died 8 décember 1884 in Leipzig. Source is Jenny Florstedt, descendant, on geneanet and Marriage: Traubuch Nathanael-Kirche Jahrgang 1874 (?) Nr. 41.

Family Note

Marriage with St‚ephanie Leser:

marr_contract: 26 january 1881 Paris

 Sources

  • Spouse 1: The Law Journal Reports, Volume 47, Part 2 - Niboyet vs Niboyet - pages 49 to 53

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Jean-Francois Niboyet 1725-1802   Marianne Audibert   Joseph Vigne   Francoise Simon †1839   Pierre Mouchon 1733-1797   Jeanne-Louise Richard †1789   Antoine Gal-Ladeveze 1759-1796   Marguerite Finiels †1771
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Paulin Niboyet Niboyet, Chevalier de Bellegarde 1825-1906


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