Congnet, Louis Henri
Congnet, Louis Henri a French educator, was born at Soissons, December 6, 1795, and died there July 5, 1870. He was canon of the cathedral of Soissons, a member of the Asiatic Society of Paris, and of the Historical Institute of France. He was the inventor of a new. method for teaching the Greek language, to which he gave the name l'Enseignement Positif. He wrote, Grammaire de la Langua Grecque (Soissons, 1840): — Le Pieux Helleniste, etc. (in Greek and Latin, Paris, 1845), and several other works. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.