Pierre Grimal

French classical philologist

1912   -   1996

country of citizenship: France
educated at: École normale supérieure
occupation: latinist, classical philologist, writer
award received: Broquette-Gonin prize, Grand Prix Gobert, Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres‎, Prix Marie-Eugène Simon-Henri-Martin
position held: president

Pierre Grimal (November 21, 1912 in Paris – October 11, 1996 in Paris) was a French historian, classicist and Latinist. Fascinated by the Greek and Roman civilizations, he did much to promote the cultural inheritance of the classical world, both among specialists and the general public.
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