French philosopher, historian and acclaimed author of the immensely popular 'Life of Jesus.'
While studying at the college in Troguier, he demonstrated his great intelligence by winning all the prizes and awards.
he was renowned for his noteworthy historical theories on politics and early Christianity.
He was raised by his older sister, Henriette, after his father passed away when he was 5 years old.
His novel "Life of Jesus" was critiqued by the famous French doctor Albert Schweitzer.