HAAG, EMILE: French Protestant; b. at Montbeliard (100 m. n.e. of Chalon) Nov. 10, 1810; d. at Paris May 11, 1865. He studied law at Strasburg, and after being a tutor in Poland for two years, was appointed professor of political economy in a commercial school in Leipsic. In 1836 he left Leipsic togeether with his brothel Eugene (q.v.) and went to Paris, where he supported himself by miscellaneous literary work. He is best known by his collaboration with his brother in the preparation of La France protestante (9 vols., Paris, 1846-59), a biographical dictionary to which he contributed the articles on the artists and poets. He likewise wrote Satires et poesies diverses (Paris, 1844).
HAAG, EUGENE: French Protestant; brother
of the preceding; b. at Montbieliard (100 m. n.e.
of Chalon) Feb. 11, 1808; d. at Paris Mar. 5, 1868.
After studying theology at Strasburg, he conducted
a boarding-school at Cernay, and was then
appointed professor of literature at a commercial
school in Leipsic. In 1836 he went with his brother
to Paris, and there supported himself by translating
and by contributing to the periodical press. He also
prepared a report on German military science for
the Duke of Orleans, assisted in A. J. Matter's
revision of the Bible (Paris, 1850) and in editing
several periodicals, not only religious but even
medical. Among his works special mention may