Yuste Foundation saddened by the death of the historian Gilbert Trausch, member of the European and Ibero-American academy of Yuste
The European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation’s Board of Trustees and its team regret the death of the Luxembourgian historian Gilbert Trausch, member of the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste since 2000, when he held the Arias Montano Chair during the Carlos V European Award ceremony, where Felipe González received the prize. Gilbert Trausch was a renowned historian due to his work on European history as may be appreciated in the book Europa. L’idée et l’identité européennes, de l’Antiquité grecque au XXIe siècle, which he wrote along with the historians Michel Dumoulin and Éric Bussière and was edited by Yuste Foundation and the publisher FondsMercator.
His great relation with the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste should be noted as he became its director. He, furthermore, directed the European Academy of Yuste’s Declaration on the Future of Europe, and coordinated Yuste’s Declarations “Europe in View of Demographic Ageing”, “The Citizen’s and Social Europe” and “Europe, a Culture for Solidarity”.
On the other hand, Gilbert Trausch has also been a member of the jury in several editions of the Carlos V European Award; member of the “Revista de Cultura y Pensamiento Europeo Pliegos de Yuste’s” Advisory Board, published by the Foundation; member of the Foundation’s Advisory Board and he played an active role in the different activities organised by the Foundation.
The European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation’s Board of Trustees, the members of the Academy and the Foundation’s team regret the great loss for European culture of a great person, intellectual and convinced Europeanist.