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 Alain Demurger

Alain Demurger

Nationality: French

Alain Demurger is a modern French historian, and a leading specialist of the history of the Knights Templar and the Crusades. Alain Demurger is honorary Master of Conference at Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He specializes in the history of the Crusades, the history of the religious Orders, and the state of France at the end of the Middle Ages. Demurger is praised as the author of a good general survey on the Knights Templar, in Malcolm Barber's book The New Knighthood : A History of the Order of the Temple (p. 397): "There are good general surveys, by Marie-Louise Bulst-Theile, Sacrae Domus Militiae Templi Hierosolymitani Magistri (1974), and Alain Demurger, Vie et mort de l'ordre du Temple" (Life and Death of the Order of the Temple).