Eugene Forcade, a French author, born in Marseilles in 1820, died at Billancourt, near Paris, Nov. 8, 1869. He founded in 1837 the Semaphore, the principal newspaper at Marseilles, and edited it till 1840. In that year he went to Paris, and subsequently became the political editor of the Rexue des Deux Mondes. Overwork brought on insanity, the first symptoms appearing in 1868, while he was attending the funeral of Manin at Venice, and he never fully recovered his reason. He published Etudes historiques (1853), and Histoire des causes de la guerre d' Orient (1854).