Henri Édouard Naville (14 June 1844 - 17 October 1926) was a Swiss Egyptologist and Biblical Scholar. Born in Geneva, he studied at the University of Geneva, King's College, London, the Universities of Bonn, Paris, and Berlin. He was a student of Karl Richard Lepsius and later his literary executor.
Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a ‘philosophy of everyday life.’ He’s written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries. Alain also started and helps to run a school in London called The School of Life, dedicated to a new vision of education. Alain’s latest book, published in September 2019, is a collection of essays written for The School of Life, titled The School of Life: An Emotional Education. Alain started writing at a young age. His first book, Essays in Love [titled On Love in the US], was published when he was twenty-three.