Roche, Daniel

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Roche, Daniel Gender: M
Daniel Robert Roche
born on 26 July 1935 at 08:20 (= 08:20 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 02°23' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 15°30 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 04°52'

Daniel Roche (2010)
photo: Wikinade, license gfdl


French social and cultural historian, widely recognized as one of the foremost experts of his generation on the cultural history of France during the later years of the Ancien Régime. Roche produced over two hundred publications covering a broad variety of subjects on this topic.

Among his notable works are Le Siècle des Lumières en Province: Académies et Académiciens Provinciaux, 1680–1789 (The Enlightenment in the Provinces: Provincial Academies and Academics, 1680–1789); Le Peuple de Paris. Essai sur la Culture Populaire au XVIIIe Siècle (The People of Paris. Essay on Popular Culture in the Eighteenth Century); La Culture des Apparences. Une Histoire du Vêtement, XVII-XVIIIe Siècle (The Culture of Clothing. Dress and Fashion in the Ancien Régime); and La France des Lumières (France in the Enlightenment).

Roche died on 19 February 2023 at the age of 87.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'R' pdf file, p. 92.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Social and cultural historian)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction