DUPANLOUP, dü´´pān´´lü´, FÉLIX ANTOINE PHILIBERT: French prelate; b. at St. Félix, 14 m. n.n.e. of Chambéry, Jan. 3, 1802; d. at the Château Lacombe, near Grenoble, Oct. 11, 1878. He was ordained priest at Paris in 1825. In 1841 he received a professorship at the Sorbonne, in 1849 the bishopric of Orléans, and in 1854 he became a member of the French Academy. As a writer and speaker he was untiring in his efforts in behalf of the Roman Catholic Church and clergy. He belonged to a liberal group, opposing the dogma of papal infallibility, but submitted to the decision of the Vatican Council in 1870. In 1871 he was a deputy to the National Assembly, where he allied himself with the clerical right, and in 1875 he was elected a life-senator. He aided in Broglie’s attempt at a clerical reaction in 1877, establishing a paper, La Défense, in the interest of the movement. Among his numerous writings may be mentioned: Manuel des catéchismes (Paris, 1832); De l’éducation (3 vols., 1850-62); (Euvres choisies (4 vols., 1861); De la haute éducation intellectuelle (3 vols., 1870).
BIBLIOGRAPHY: F. Lagrange, Vie de Mgr. Dupanloup, 3 vols., Paris, 1883-84, Eng. transl., 2 vols.. London, 1885; F. A. P. de Falloux, L’Évéque d’Orléans, Paris, 1879; J. Pougeois, Mgr. Dupanloup, sa vie publique et privêe, ses æuvres, ib. 1879; C. Hartwig, Die Erziehungsprinzipien Dupanioups, Leipsic, 1884