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Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
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educated at: Lycée Henri-IV, École normale supérieure, Lycée Lakanal, Faculty of Arts of Paris
award received: Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres, honorary doctorate of Haifa University, doctor honoris causa of Keiō University, Honorary doctor of the University of Geneva, honorary doctor of the Durham University, Honorary doctor of the University of Oxford, honorary doctor of the Université de Montréal, Grand Cross of the National Order of Merit
position held: president
Emmanuel Bernard Le Roy Ladurie (born 19 July 1929) is a French historian whose work is mainly focused upon Languedoc in the Ancien Régime, particularly the history of the peasantry. One of the leading historians of France, Le Roy Ladurie has been called the "standard-bearer" of the third generation of the Annales school and the "rock star of the medievalists", noted for his work in social history.
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