René Gaston Georges Maspero (21 August 1872 – 21 September 1942) was a French sinologist.

He was the son of egyptologist Gaston Maspero and half brother of sinologist Henri Maspero.

A colonial governor of French Indochina, he was appointed résident-mayor of Haiphong, then acting resident superior (15 April 1920 – 6 December 1920)[1] of Cambodia. He was among the founders of the École française d'Extrême-Orient (EFEO).



  1. ^ He held this office during the absence of Marius François Baudoin, the actual incumbent.

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