Nouvelle Biographie Générale

Title page of volume 1, 1852

The Nouvelle Biographie Générale[1] ("New General Biography"), was a 46-volume, French-language, biographical reference work, compiled between 1852 and 1866 by Ferdinand Hoefer, French physician and lexicographer.

The first nine volumes were entitled Nouvelle Biographie Universelle ("New Universal Biography").


  1. ^ Its full title was Nouvelle Biographie Générale, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'a nos jours, avec les renseignements bibliographiques et l'indication des sources a consulter ("New General Biography, from earliest times to the present, with bibliographic information and details of sources to consult").

External links

The volumes of the Nouvelle Biographie Générale (pub. Firmin Didot fréres etc.) in various file formats in the Internet Archive:

Nouvelle Biographie Générale
Volume From To
Volume 1 AA Alfez
Volume 2 Alfieri Aragona
Volume 3 Aragonèse Azzubeydi
Volume 4 Baaden-Durlach Beaumanoir
Volume 5 Beaumarchais Biccius
Volume 6 Bichat Boulduc
Volume 7 Boulen Bzovius
Volume 8 Cabacius Caselles
Volume 9 Casenave Charost
Volume 10 Charpentier Cochran
Volume 11 Cochrane Cortès
Volume 12 Cortèse Danrémont
Volume 13 Dans Dewlet
Volume 14 Dexbach Duchesnois
Volume 15 Duchy Emmery de Sept-Fontaines
Volume 16 Emmet Faes
Volume 17 Faesch Floris
Volume 18 Florus Fryxell
Volume 19 Fuad-Effendi Geoffrin
Volume 20 Geoffrin Goerres
Volume 21 Goertz Grevile
Volume 22 Grévin Gyulay
Volume 23 Haag Hennequin
Volume 24 Hennert Holophira
Volume 25 Holst Irwin
Volume 26 Isaac Joséphine
Volume 27 Josépin Koegler
Volume 28 Koehler La laure
Volume 29 La Liborlière Lavoisien
Volume 30 Lavoisier Lettsom
Volume 31 Leu. Louis-Napoléon
Volume 32 Louise se Savoie Maldeghem
Volume 33 Maldonado Martial
Volume 34 Martialis Gargilius Mérard de Sainte-Juste
Volume 35 Mérat Monnier
Volume 36 Monniotte Murr
Volume 37 Murray Nicolini
Volume 38 Nicolle Ozerof
Volume 39 Paaw Philopémen
Volume 40 Philoponus Preval
Volume 41 Prévalaye Renouard
Volume 42 Renoult Saint-André
Volume 43 Saint-Ange Simiane
Volume 44 Simler Testa
Volume 45 Teste Vermond
Volume 46 Verne (La) Zyll.

A list of contributors appears at the end of volume 46, the final volume.

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