Auguste Rodin
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François-Auguste-René Rodin (1840 - 1917)

François-Auguste-René (Auguste) Rodin
Born in Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Husband of — married 29 Jan 1917 in Meudon, Seine-et-Oise, Francemap
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Died at age 77 in Meudon, Seine-et-Oise, Francemap
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French sculptor most famous for "The Thinker."

He was the second child of Marie Cheffer and Jean-Baptiste Rodin.

François Auguste René was born in the 12th arrondissement of Paris on 12 November 1840. He was the son of Jean Baptiste Rodin and Marie Cheffer. He married Marie Rose Beuret on 29 January 1917 in Meudon.[1] He died on 17 November 1917 in Meudon.[2]


  1. acte de mariage: Archives départementales des Hauts-de-Seine: Meudon, Mariages, 1917, Cote E_NUM_MEU_M1917, acte 10, vues 12-14, consulté le 15 septembre 2019
  2. acte de décès: Archives départementales des Hauts-de-Seine: Meudon, Décès, 1917, Cote E_NUM_MEU_D1917, acte 262, vues 117-118, consulté le 15 septembre 2019

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