Louis France Marcel Savy Seychelles England

Biography of Louis France Marcel Savy

Louis France Marcel Savy graduated BSc from the University in 1908.

He was born at Port Victoria on Mahé, Seychelles, son of Charles, an attorney, and brother of Joseph Henri Napoléon Félix Savy.

Savy was educated at the Saint Louis College, Mahé, and was the first student to be awarded an independent Seychelles scholarship in 1902, which enabled him to study either at the Royal College of Mauritius or in the UK. Savy enrolled at the University of Glasgow in 1905. He was awarded a first class certificate for the Ordinary class of Physics Laboratory in summer 1906. He graduated on 12 November 1908.

Upon graduation, Savy worked as a civil engineer, but died in 1915.


Archival Materials

  • R3/1/1 (vol 2) Register of dates of birth of graduates 1881-1915
  • R4/5/3 Schedules of Graduates in Science (BSc) 1907-1910


Louis France Marcel Savy
Born 8 May 1888.
Died July 1915.
GU Degree: BSc, 1908; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers, civil
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow, first Seychellois student
Record last updated: 17th Oct 2013

Country Associations

Seychelles Seychelles, Mahé, Port Victoria
Place of Birth

England England, Surrey, Farnham
Place of Death

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