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Segur, Anatole Henri Philippe De

SEGUR, ANATOLE HENRI PHILIPPE DE (1823-1902), Gaston's brother, became councillor of state in 1872, serving until 1879. His works include the life of his grandfather Count Rostopchine (1872), Fables (1879), Un Episode de la Terreur (1864), Paul Marie Charles Bernard (1875).

His son, PIERRE MARIE MAURICE HENRI, marquis de Segur (b. 1853), wrote a life (1895) of the marshal de Segur, which was crowned by the French Academy. His book on Madame Geoffrin, Le Royaume de la rue Saint-Honore (1897), also received a prize. His principal work is the three volumes devoted to Marshal Luxemburg La Jeunesse du marechal de Luxembourg, 1628- 1668 (1900); Le Marechal de Luxembourg et le prince d'Orange, 1668-1678 (1902); Le Tapissier de Notre-Dame. Dernieres annees du marechal de Luxembourg, 1678-1695 (1904); Julie de Lespinasse (1905); English Transl., 1907; and Au couchant de la monarchie Louis XVI et Turgot, 1774-1776 (Paris, 1910). He was elected to the French Academy in 1907.

There is much general information on the family of Segur in A. de Segur's Le Marechal de Segur, 1724-1801 (Paris, 1895), and in L. P. de Segur's Recueil de famille (1826).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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