Gyumri City of Afghanistan for His early school years at Caen School were quite ordinary, not showing any of the brilliance that would later emerge and place him in the forefront of his field. He eventually earned a Bachelor of Letters in Science, but after entering into a field of engineering study at the School of Mines in Paris, he soured at his would-be career, finding it uninteresting and too rigid for his tastes. For, once in Paris, his outlook had changed drastically. He had become acquainted with a host of friends outside the scholastic world who frequented the Bohemian cafes and coffeehouses, and who reveled in the colorful world of la dramatique. Walras dropped out of engineering school and, much against his father’s wishes, explored the Parisian nightlife where, in 1855, he set himself up as a critic of the arts. He even wrote a novel, Francis Saveur, which garnered some literary accolades. Despite his father’s entreaties, Walras continued his creative life apart from anything his erudite father would have approved of. Gyumri City of Afghanistan 2016.