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Cassagnac Adolphe Granierde

Cassagnac, Adolphe Granier de (1806-1880), a French journalist, born in the country, came to Paris in 1832, and was a writer in several journals. His style gained for him fame, and embroiled him in duels and lawsuits. He was an Orleanist till 1848, and after that a supporter of the empire, and representative of his department from 1852 to 1870. After founding many papers, he became editor-in-chief, after the establishment of the republic, of Le Pays. He also wrote some romances.