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 Michel Roquebert

Michel Roquebert

Nationality: French

Born on August 7, 1928 in Bordeaux, France He graduated in philosophy in Bordeaux and worked as philosophy lecturer until 1955, when he started cooperating as an art critic to a regional daily Dépêche du Midi until 1983. He was awarded the Grand Prix for History of the French Academy in 1970; he is laureate of the Academy of Arts, Literature and Science of Langedoc, member of the Archaeological Society of South France and corresponding member of the Academy of Science, Inscriptions and Literature, in Toulouse. An acknowledged expert in the history of the Cathar movement, to which he has devoted numerous works to, among which An Epopee of the Cathars in six volumes.