Alexis Soyer

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Birthday
4, 1810
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 5, 1858 (48)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
4, 1810
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 5, 1858 (48)

About

Popular French chef who attempted to alleviate the hunger of those affected by the Great Irish Famine.

Before Fame

He worked as a culinary apprentice at the Grignon restaurant in Paris.

Trivia

He published a recipe book called A Shilling Cookery for the People.

Family Life

He married popular painter Elizabeth Emma Jones.

Associated With

He earned near celebrity status in England during the reign of Queen Victoria.