Jean d'Ardenne

Person   Born 1839 Died 1919

Categories: Journalism & Publishing, Literature

Born Léon Dommartin at Spa. Journalist and writer. He founded a satirical journal in his home town, "Le Bilboquet" and then spent some time in Paris but returned due to the Paris Commune. His most well-known work is "The Ardenne"; more than a tourist guide, it has an ecologist’s sensibilities well in advance of its time.

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