Cette rubrique qui reste à compléter présente des personnalités qui ont joué un rôle important en Orient entre 1798 et 1945 et qui ne sont pas traitées dans les autres rubriques ou dont l'oeuvre recouvre plusieurs disciplines.
For Rol, the photographic agency of the French press in the first third of the 20th century, it was rare to send operators abroad. The existence of a few series taken at the time in Palestine, Syria, Iraq or Turkey reveals a fallow period in the events which the agency judged to be interesting for its clients in the generalist or specialist illustrated national press.
Jane Dieulafoy deservesd, just like her husband Marcel (1844-1920), to stand out in the annals of archaeology. They both became archaeologists in Persia during the initial exploratory mission in 1881-1882, then in 1884-1886 to inaugurate the first large-scale excavations of Susa.
Antonin Jaussen, who arrived in Palestine in the late 19th century, was a companion of Père Lagrange, the founder of the Ecole Biblique et Archéologique Française of Jerusalem, and a witness to and sometimes an actor in the major historical events that marked the Near East from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the era of Nasser.
As a constant horizon of his research, the Orient occupied a prominent place in the literary and scholarly production of Ernest Renan, both in his large volumes covering the history of religions, and in his erudite works of linguistics, epigraphy or archaeology.
Egypt featured most prominently during the first part of Seymour de Ricci’s career, when this man of letters, art historian and collector served as representative for the Ministry of Public Instruction (now the Ministry of National Education) there in 1905, and again in 1908-1909.
Later, he went on to leave a number of publications on the