- Category : 1907-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (16,20,55)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Endeavor 2
French Resistant and Germanist. While holding administrative positions, he also wrote on Friedrich Hölderlin. He participated in the French resistance (in Toulouse where he instaured Charles De Gaulle's authority during the liberation of France) and was, after the war, a high-ranking French police officer.
In 1968 he founded an Institute for Germanistics at the New Sorbonne in Asnières. In 1970 he received the Goethe-Medaille, and in 1975 the Heinrich-Heine-Preis of the city of Düsseldorf.
He died on 14 August 1986 in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, France.