- Name: Jacques Barzun
- Born: 11/30/1907
- Died: 10/25/2012 (104 years old)
- Occupation: Historian
Jacques Martin Barzun (//; November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-American historian known for his studies of the history of ideas and cultural history. He wrote about a wide range of subjects, including baseball, mystery novels, and classical music, and was also known as a philosopher of education. In the book Teacher in America (1945), Barzun influenced the training of schoolteachers in the United States.
Birth Name: Jacques Martin Barzun
School: Columbia University
Alias: Jacques Martin Barzun
Birth Place: Créteil, France
Death Place: San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Jacques Barzun quotes :
The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.Jacques Barzun
Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice.Jacques Barzun