FRANCOIS VICTOR ALPHONSE AULARD (1849-), French historian, was born at Montbron in Charente in 1849.
6) was found so early as 1852 in the breccia of a limestone cave on the Charente, and its importance recognized in a remarkable letter by Prosper Merimee, as at once historically ancient and geologically modern (Congres d'anthropologie et d'archeologie prehistoriques, Copenhagen (1869), p. 128).
He took office under the consulate as prefect of Charente Inferieure, rose to be a member of the council of state, and in 1804 obtained the important post of director-general of the indirect taxes (droits reunis) .
Then he studied medicine, taking his degree in 1867, and setting up in practice at Pons in Charente-Inferieure.
In 1885 he was elected to the senate by the department of Charente-Inferieure.