Collège-lycée Jacques-Decour

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Collège-lycée Jacques-Decour, Avenue Trudaine

The collège-lycée Jacques-Decour is a school in Paris on the avenue Trudaine.


The school was founded as the private collège Sainte-Barbe in 1821, renamed the private collège Rollin in 1830. After a move of premises in 1876 and the change from a private to municipal status,[1] it became the lycée Rollin in 1919 and then took the name of the resistance fighter Jacques Decour in 1944. It is the only school in Paris to carry the name of a former teacher.


Alumni include:

The old school building, rue Lhomond, after 1876[edit]

After the move of the collège Rollin to the avenue Trudaine in 1876, in 1877 its buildings on the rue Lhomond became the site of the Protestant Faculty of Theology in Paris.


  1. ^ Great Britain. Charity Commission – 1890 "And, in addition to these, there is the celebrated ancient Rollin College, which has been taken over by the municipality. The Rollin and Chaptal Colleges are rather of a literary type, and are in reality secondary schools."
  2. ^ Gilles Néret Édouard Manet, 1832–1883: The First of the Moderns 2003 p. 93 "1841 Secondary education at the College Rollin, where he meets Antonin Proust (1832–1905), a lifelong friend"
  3. ^ Beth Archer Brombert Édouard Manet: Rebel in a Frock Coat 1997 p. 8 "The observation of the inspector who visited the College Rollin in 1847 is very revealing, both of the school and of the political viewpoint of the writer: "In the teaching of rhetoric at the College Rollin, particularly in the upper .. ."
  4. ^ Gervasoni, Marco (1997). Georges Sorel, Una Biografia Intellettuale. Milan: Edizioni Unicopli. ISBN 8840004920.

Coordinates: 48°52′54″N 2°20′40″E / 48.88167°N 2.34444°E / 48.88167; 2.34444