Paulin Ladeuze (1870-1940)

LADEUZE (1870-1940)

A theologian and historian. joined the faculty at the University of Louvain at the age of twenty-eight. He was a founding member of d’histoire ecclésiastique and succeeded his teacher, Msgr. Hebbelynck, as head of the theology department and eventually as rector of the university. Both his dissertation and his subsequent teaching and publishing careers focused on Coptic studies.

A biography was published by L.-T. Lefort in Le Muséon 53 (1940):151-53.

S. KENT