Ernest Renan

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Birthday
28, 1823
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 2, 1892 (69)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1823
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 2, 1892 (69)

About

Historian and acclaimed author of the immensely popular Life of Jesus. He was known for his political theories on nationalism and national identity.

Before Fame

He demonstrated his great intelligence by winning all of the prizes and awards while studying at the college in Troguier.

Trivia

He wrote many historical works about the history of early Christianity.

Family Life

He was raised by his older sister Henriette after his father passed away when he was five years old.

Associated With

His novel Life of Jesus was critiqued by the famous French doctor Albert Schweitzer.