This article needs additional citations for . verification (February 2013)
Jules Marcel de Coppet (1881–1968) was a French colonial administrator stationed in several countries in Africa before becoming governor-general of French West Africa.
He was also an intellectual and literary leader in the French world of his time, along with
André Gide and Roger Martin du Gard.
Biography [ edit ]
Coppet was governor of the colony of
Dahomey from 1933 until 1934. From 7 May 1934 to 18 July 1935, he governed French Somaliland.
Jules Brévié, he became governor-general of French West Africa on September 27, 1936 and retained the position until July 14, 1938. Upon his departure, Léon Geismar took over for a few months until the arrival of Pierre Boisson.
He also oversaw the creation of an encyclopedia devoted to
Madagascar which was published in 1947. [1 ]
See also [ edit ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
Hommes et destins : dictionnaire biographique d'Outre-mer (in French). Paris: Académie des sciences d'outre-mer. 1981. p. 144. ISBN 2-900098-03-3.
Alain Couturier (2006). Le Gouverneur et son miroir. Marcel de Coppet (1881-1968) (in French). Paris: L'Harmattan. p. 202. ISBN 2-296-01823-8.
References [ edit ]
^ Jules Marcel de Coppet (1947). Madagascar (in French). Paris.
External links [ edit ]