|Born||2 February 1846 |
|Died||3 November 1919 (aged 73)|
Henri Welschinger (1846–1919) was a French historian, journalist and litterateur.
Henri Welschinger was born on February 2, 1846, in Muttersholtz, a small village located eight kilometers from Sélestat, in the Bas-Rhin, France. He was educated at the petit seminaire of Notre-Dame-des-Champs in Paris where he received a classical education (Greek, Latin, Logic, Math). He began his career as an archivist at the National Assembly in 1867. Then, he was employed in the highest offices of the Senate. He was director of the law-drafting, the legislative printing and the cabinet minutes. He lived in the Luxembourg Palace for forty-two years. He was elected member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences in 1907, later holding the chair in philosophy and the history there.
Henri Welschinger died on November 3, 1919 in Viroflay, at age 73.
- (in French) Le Duc d'Enghien, 1772-1804 (1888)
- (in French) Le Maréchal Ney, 1815 (1893)
- "Échos et informations". Revue d'histoire de l'Église de France (in French). Vol. 6 no. 32. Persée. 1920. pp. 437–445. Retrieved September 2, 2016.
- "Les membres de la Section histoire et géographie de 1832 à nous jours" [Members of the History and Geography section from 1832 to our days]. asmp.fr (in French). Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques. 2016. Retrieved September 2, 2016.