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Gabriel de Rumine
Gabriel de Rumine attended home lessons with Charles-Théophile Gaudin and studied at the Académie de Lausanne from 1859. From 1861 he attended the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne. Together with his mother he founded the Industrial Museum in Lausanne in 1862.
During his life, Gabriel de Rumine traveled a lot, especially with his mother. On his travels, he devoted himself to photography. After the death of his mother on in 1867, Gabriel de Rumine went to America, and after that to Paris where he settled and built a private mansion near Parc Monceau. He returned to Lausanne at the beginning of 1871, suffering from smallpox. De Rumine died at the age of 30 on June 18, 1871 in Bucharest and was buried on 3 September of the same year in Lausanne.