Claude-Joseph Drioux
Abbé Claude-Joseph Drioux (1820–1898) was a French priest, popular educator, cartographer, geographer, historian, and religious writer.Drioux was born 17 February 1820 at Bourdons, Haute-Marne. He was...
Pierre de Castelnau
Pierre de Castelnau (died 15 January 1208), French ecclesiastic, was born in the diocese of Montpellier.In 1199 he was archdeacon of Maguelonne, and was appointed by Pope Innocent III as one of the le...
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Antoine Wenger
Antoine Wenger (born September 2, 1919 in Rohrwiller; died May 22, 2009 in Draguignan) was a French priest, Patristics scholar and journalist. After studies in Strasbourg and Paris he taught at the In...
Jules Leroy
Jules Leroy (Ablis, 1903 – Chaptal, 1979), French priest and researcher in the domains of Syriac, Coptic and Ethiopian manuscripts, art and architecture.As a novice he joined the French Benedictine co...
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Pierre Claude François Daunou
Pierre Claude François Daunou ([donu]; 18 August 1761 – 20 June 1840) was a French statesman and historian of the French Revolution and Empire.
He was born at Boulogne-sur-Mer. After a career in t...
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Gérard Roussel
Gérard Roussel (1500–50) was a French cleric, a student of Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples and later a member, with his former teacher, of the Circle of Meaux around Guillaume Briçonnet, bishop of Meaux. Th...
Jacques Jubé
Jacques Jubé sometimes called Jubé de la Cour, (26 March 1674 in Vanves - 19 December 1745 in Paris) was a French priest, teacher and memoirist. He became known initially in his youth, during the Rege...
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Noël Brûlart de Sillery
Noël Brûlart (or Brulart) de Sillery (1577–1640) was a French diplomat who, upon renouncing the world and taking holy orders, provided from his fortune for the establishment of a mission in New France...
Gabriel Taborin
Gabriel Taborin (1799–1864) was a French Religious Brother and founder of the Brothers of the Holy Family of Belley
Roman Catholic Diocese of Belley-ArsBrother Gabriel Taborin is the Founder and f...
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Anton Docher
Anton Docher (1852-1928) was a French Franciscan Roman Catholic priest, missionary and defender of the Indians. He was born in 1852 in Le Crest, a small wine growing village of Puy de Dôme in Auvergne...
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Jean-Marie Perrot
The abbé Jean-Marie Perrot, in Breton Yann Vari Perrot (September 3, 1877 in Plouarzel, Finistère – December 12, 1943 in Scrignac), was a Breton priest, Breton independentist and collaborator as...
Jean-André Mongez
Jean-André Mongez (21 November 1750 – May 1788) was a French priest and mineralogist. He died at Vanikoro, on the La Pérouse expedition.
Mongez was born in Lyon. He joined the regular canon...
Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples
Jacques Lefèvre d’Étaples or Jacobus Faber Stapulensis (c. 1455 – 1536) was a French theologian and humanist. He was a precursor of the Protestant movement in France. The "d’Étaples" was not par...
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Louis Receveur
Claude-Francois Joseph Louis Receveur (1757 – 17 February 1788) was a French Franciscan priest, naturalist and astronomer who sailed with Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse.Receveur was also...
Gautier de Metz
Gautier de Metz (also Gauthier, Gossuin, Gossouin, German: Walther von Metz) was a French priest and poet. He is primarily known for writing the encyclopedic poem L'Image du Monde. Evidence from t...
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Joachim Vilate
Joachim Vilate (9 October 1767 – May 7, 1795) was a French priest and French revolutionary figure; an agent of the Committee of Public Safety and member of the jury of the Revolutionary Tribunal. He w...
Adalbert Hamman
Adalbert Gauthier Hamman (1910- 2000) was a French Franciscan priest (born when his part of Lorraine formed part of the German Empire). His main achievement was the publication of nearly one hundred t...
Guy-Toussaint-Julien Carron
Abbé Guy-Toussaint-Julien Carron (1760–1821) was a French Roman Catholic priest who founded a number of social and educational institutions, especially while in exile in England, and was a prolific au...
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Louis Mathias
Louis Mathias (born 20 July 1887, Paris, died 3 August 1965, Legnano, Italy) was a priest of the Society of St Francis de Sales (Salesians of Don Bosco), missionary to India, first Catholic bishop of ...
Ismaël Bullialdus
Ismaël Bullialdus (1605–1694) was a famous astronomer and mathematician during the seventeenth century. He published several books, and was an active member of the Republic of Letters, a scholarly exc...
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Jean Xavier Hyacinthe Montrouzier
Reverendus Pater Jean Xavier Hyacinthe Montrouzier (1820 - 1897)was a French Marist priest, explorer, botanist, zoologist and entomologist.Abbé Montrouzier studied the flora and fauna of Melanesia esp...
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Laurent Cassegrain
Laurent Cassegrain (ca. 1629—September 1, 1693) was a Catholic priest who is notable as the probable inventor of the Cassegrain reflector, a folded two-mirror reflecting telescope design.
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Jean Grancolas
Jean Grancolas was a theologian, liturgist and doctor of the Sorbonne
Xavier Haegy
Xavier Joseph Haegy (December 2, 1870 – May 11, 1932) was an Alsatian priest, journalist, and politician. A staunch proponent of Alsatian regionalism Haegy was major media proprietor in Alsace and was...
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Joseph Dinouart
Joseph Antoine Toussaint Dinouart (November 1, 1716 – April 23, 1786) was a preacher, polemicist, compiler of sacred learning, and apologist for French feminism.Born in Amiens, he was ordained a...
Angel Baffard
Angel Baffard, O.A.D., (Father Angel of St. Rosalie, French: Père Ange de Sainte-Rosalie) (1655–1726) was a French genealogist and friar of the Order of Discalced Augustinians.He was born François...
Francis Gigot
Francis Ernest Charles Gigot (1859–1920) was a French Catholic priest and Sulpician who published many religious books.Born in France in 1859 and educated at the Institut Catholique de Paris, Gigot wa...
Pierre de Bérulle
Pierre de Bérulle, Cong. Orat. (4 February 1575 – 2 October 1629), was a French Catholic priest, cardinal and statesman, one of the most important mystics of the 17th century in France, and founder of...
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