Eugene Goblet d'Alviella

Birth: 1846

Death:1925

Eugene Felicien Albert, Count Goblet d'Alviella (10 August 1846 - 9 September 1925) was a lawyer, liberal senator of Belgium and a Professor of the history of religions and rector of the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He was the father of Felix Goblet d'Alviella, a lawyer and director of the Revue de Belgique.

He became famous for this book The Migration of Symbols, which is one of the foundations of religious archeology. He was a freemason, a member of the lodge Les Amis Philanthropes (initiated in 1870), Grand Master of the Grand Orient of Belgium (1884), and Grand Commander of the Supreme Council in 1900.

References:

Kreglinger, R., Le Comte Eugène Goblet d'Alviella, in : Le Flambeau, jg. 8, nr. 12, dec. 1925, p. 437-444

Books & Publications

Book Title Date
The Migration of Symbols (1894) The Migration of Symbols 1894
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