Boucheron, Carlo Emilio Maria
Boucheron, Carlo Emilio Maria, an Italian philologist and theologian, was born at Turin, April 28, 1773. At the age of eighteen he became doctor of theology; studied law and became secretary of state and titulary the following year. Being removed from his position by the French invasion, he taught eloquence in 1804 at the Lyceum of Turin, and in 1811 was called to the chair of Latin eloquence at the university of the same city. He applied himself to the study of the Oriental languages, and continued to divide his time between teaching and literary labors. In 1832 he was professor of history at the Military Academy, and of archeology at the School of Fine Arts. He died March 16, 1838. His principal works are, De Cleentete Damiano Priocca (Turin, 1815): — De Josepho Vernazza (1837; published first in the Actes of the Academy of Sciences at Turin): — Specimen Inscriptionum Latinarum Edente Thoma Vallaurio (ibid. 1836): — De Thonza Valperga Calusio (ibid. 1833; Alexandria, 1835). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog Generale, s.v.