Jean-Charles Biaudet, born on 19 February 1910 in Montreux, died on 7 August 2000 in Cully, spent his life in Algérie and Paris until 1930. From 1932 to 1933 he was a teacher at the institution “Le Rosey” in Rolle. In 1936, he finished his studies at the University of Lausanne, and in 1940 he received his doctorate. Between 1943 and 1950 he was an archivist at the State Archive of the Canton de Vaud, and from 1950 to 1955 he was director of the University Library in Lausanne. In 1945 he signed as a private lecturer, in 1955 he was nominated extraordinary professor, and from 1961 to 1979 he had the chair for modern history at the University of Lausanne (where he was also dean of his faculty and vice president of the University). He was also the editor in chief of the “Journal for Swiss History” (“Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Geschichte”).
Selected Works of the Author
Jean-Charles Biaudet: La Révolution Vaudoise de 1845, Lausanne: F. Rouge, 1946.