Leven, Narcisse

(1833-1915)
   French public figure. He was born in Germany, and moved to Paris as a child. He was secretary to Isaac-Adolphe Cremieux during the Franco-Prussian War, and later practised law. One of the founders of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, he served successively as its secretary, vice-president and president. He was also president of the Jewish Colonization Association. His writings include Cinquante ans d'histoire: I 'Alliance Israelite Universelle.

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  • LEVEN, NARCISSE — (1833–1915), French philanthropist and public figure. Leven was born in Germany, and his family settled in Paris during his childhood. In 1855 he graduated from the Sorbonne in law. A staunch republican, Leven acted as secretary to Adolphe… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Narcisse Leven — (15 October 1833 – 6 January 1915) was a lawyer by profession. He was one of the original founders of the Alliance israélite universelle (AIU). He was its general secretary from 1863 to 1883, its vice president from 1883 to 1898, and its… …   Wikipedia

  • Narcisse Leven — (* 15. Oktober 1833 in Uerdingen; † 6. Januar 1915 in Paris) war ein französischer Jurist und Politiker. Leven war Stadtrat und Vizepräsident des Pariser Gemeindeparlaments, Mitbegründer der Alliance Israélite und deren Präsident. Er war auch der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Narcisse (disambiguation) — Narcisse is a rural hamlet in the local government district of Armstrong in the province of Manitoba. Narcisse may also refer to: People with the given name Narcisse: Abada Narcisse Fish (21st century), football player Narcisse Leven (born 1833) …   Wikipedia

  • Leven — can refer to:Peopleurname* Earl of Leven a title in the Peerage of Scotland * Jackie Leven, a Scottish singer / songwriter * Narcisse Leven, a lawyer. * Peter Leven, association football player for Milton Keynes DonsPlaces* Leven, Fife, a town in …   Wikipedia

  • Leven — bezeichnet: den FC Vale of Leven, schottischer Fußballverein Leven (Schottland), Ort in Schottland den Leven (Clyde), Nebenfluss des Clyde (Fluss) in Schottland den Leven (Fife), Fluss in Schottland den Leven (Cumbria), Abfluss des Windermere in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Narcisse, Manitoba — Narcisse redirects here. For other uses, see Narcisse (disambiguation). Narcisse, Manitoba is a rural hamlet in the Rural Municipality of Armstrong, in the Interlake region (50°41′00″N 97°31′47″W /  …   Wikipedia

  • Alliance israélite universelle — Pour les articles homonymes, voir AIU. L’Alliance israélite universelle (AIU ; hébreu : כל ישראל חברים Kol Israël Haverim, ou כי ח), est une société juive internationale culturelle, installée dans différents pays mais originellement… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alliance Israélite — universelle Pour les articles homonymes, voir AIU. L’Alliance israélite universelle (AIU ; hébreu : כל ישראל חברים Kol Israël Haverim, ou כי ח), est une société juive internationale culturelle, installée dans différents pays mais… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alliance Israélite Universelle — Pour les articles homonymes, voir AIU. L’Alliance israélite universelle (AIU ; hébreu : כל ישראל חברים Kol Israël Haverim, ou כי ח), est une société juive internationale culturelle, installée dans différents pays mais originellement… …   Wikipédia en Français

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