Antoine Rédier
Antoine Rédier (7 July 1873 - 27 July 1954) was a French writer who was leader of the far-right Légion organization in the 1920s.
Antoine Rédier was born on 7 July 1873 in Meudon, the eldest of ei...
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Frederick Leboyer
Frederick Leboyer (born November 1, 1918) is a French obstetrician and author. He is best known for his 1975 book, Birth Without Violence, which popularized gentle birthing techniques, in particular, ...
Roger Frontenac
Roger Frontenac was a French navy officer and a scholar of Nostradamus' prophecies. He proposed an interpretation system for the text of Les Propheties, based upon a form of cryptography known as the ...
Lucien Muhlfeld
Lucien Muhlfeld (Paris, 4 August 1870 – Paris, 1 December 1902) was a French novelist and dramatic critic.After completing his studies at the Lycée Condorcet, Muhlfeld entered the University of Paris,...
Louis-Alexandre de Launay, comte d'Antraigues
Emmanuel Henri Louis Alexandre de Launay, comte d'Antraigues (25 December 1753 Montpellier — 22 July 1812 Barnes, London) was a French pamphleteer, diplomat, spy and political adventurer during ...
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Amédée Guillemin
Amédée Guillemin (born July 5, 1826 in Pierre-de-Bresse, France, d. 1893 Pierre-de-Bresse, France) was a French science writer and a journalist.Guillemin started his studies at Beaune college before t...
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Matthieu Marais
Matthieu Marais (1664 - 21 June 1737) was a French jurist and writer. Legal advocate at the Parlement of Paris, he was one of the luminaries of the bar during his times.Marais was born and died in Par...
Louis-Jacques Goussier
Louis-Jacques Goussier (Paris, March 7, 1722 - Paris, 1799) was a French illustrator and encyclopedist.
Born poor, he first studied mathematics at Pierre-André Leguay de Prémontval (1716–1764) fre...
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Allan Kardec
Allan Kardec ([kaʁdɛk]) is the pen name of the French educator, translator and author Hippolyte Léon Denizard Rivail ([ʁivɑj]; October 3, 1804 – March 31, 1869). He is the author of the five books kno...
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Henry Duhamel
Henry or Henri Duhamel (born 9 December 1853 in Paris, died 7 February 1917 in Gières (Isère)) was a French mountaineer, author and skiing pioneer. He introduced the practice of skiing to his circle o...
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Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc
Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc (2 March 1756 – 21 August 1845) was a French royalist politician, writer and artist. He was a deputy for the Seine-et-Marne département in the French Legi...
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François Maspero
François Maspero (born 19 January 1932 in Paris)) is a French author and journalist, best known as a publisher of leftist books in the 1970s. He has also worked as a translator, translating the works ...
Firmin Marbeau
Jean Firmin Marbeau (1798 – October 10, 1875) was a French philanthropist who pioneered the crèche movement, a forerunner of modern day care.Marbeau was born in Brive-la-Gaillarde, and was by professi...
François de Callières
François de Callières, sieur de Rochelay et de Gigny (Thorigny-sur-Vire, Lower Normandy, 14 May 1645 — Paris, 5 March 1717) was a member of the Académie française, a diplomat and writer, a special env...
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Théophraste Renaudot
Théophraste Renaudot (1586 – 25 October 1653) was a French physician, philanthropist, and journalist. Mark Tungate has termed him the "first French journalist" and the "inventor of the personal...
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Pierre Rameau
Pierre Rameau (1674 – 26 January 1748), was the French dancing master to Elisabetta Farnese, and the author of two books that now provide us with valuable information about Baroque dance.Rameau's firs...
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Charles Delaunay
Charles Delaunay (18 January 1911 – 16 February 1988) was a French author, jazz expert, co-founder and long-term leader of the Hot Club de France.
Born in Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, Oise, the son of pa...
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Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1 April 1755, Belley, Ain – 2 February 1826, Paris) was a French lawyer and politician, and gained fame as an epicure and gastronome: "Grimod and Brillat-Savarin. Betwee...
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Augustin Filon
Pierre Marie Augustin Filon (1841–1916) Professor of rhetoric and the author of a number of works of fiction, as well many articles, reviews and books on contemporary English politics, art and literat...
Jean le Rond d'Alembert
Jean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alembert (/ˌdæləmˈbɛər/; [ʒɑ̃ batist lə ʁɔ̃ dalɑ̃bɛːʁ]; 16 November 1717 – 29 October 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist....
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Claude Fournier (revolutionary)
Claude Fournier L'Héritier (21 December 1745 – 1825) was a French personality of the Revolution, nicknamed l'Americain ("the American").
He was born at Auzon (Haute-Loire), the son of a poor weave...
Théophile de Viau
Théophile de Viau (1590 – 25 September 1626) was a French Baroque poet and dramatist.
Born at Clairac, near Agen in the Lot-et-Garonne and raised as a Huguenot, Théophile de Viau participated in t...
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Geoffroy IV de la Tour Landry
Geoffrey IV de la Tour Landry (before 1330-between 1402 and 1406) was a nobleman of Anjou who fought in the Hundred Years War.In 1371–1372 Geoffrey compiled Livre pour l'enseignement de ses filles ("T...
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