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linguist

Maurice Leroy, linguist. Recipient Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown, Belgium, 1986, numerous civil and military awards. Captain Belgium Army, 1939-1945, Prisoner Of War. Member.Royal Society Letters, Academy National Lincei, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute France, Academy Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Mediterranean Academy of Sciences.

Background

Leroy, Maurice was born on January 23, 1909. Son of Georges and Charlotte (Huet) Leroy.

Education

Diploma, National School Oriental Languages, Paris. Student, School Practical High Studies, Sorbonne, Paris. Doctor in Philosophy and Letters, University Brussels.

Doctorate (honorary), University Clermont-Ferrand, France.

Career

Professor, rector University Brussels, 1945-1979. Member Royal Academy Belgium, Brussels, from 1963, secretary, 1975-1984.

Membership

Captain Belgium Army, 1939-1945, Prisoner Of War. Member.Royal Society Letters, Academy National Lincei, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute France, Academy Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Mediterranean Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Alice Molinghen, July 8, 1909. Children: Claude, Michel.

father:
Georges Leroy

mother:
Charlotte (Huet) Leroy

spouse:
Alice Molinghen

child:
Claude Leroy

child:
Michel Leroy