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...Jean Corbinelli was born in 1622 and died in Paris in 1716. He was philosopher and lay reader to Madame de Sévigné and a friend of the comte de Bussy-Rabutin. Paris Habert de Montmor, Henri-Louis Cordemoy, Géraud de Bossuet, Jacques...
...Jean Riolan, the anatomist and doctor, was born in Paris on 15 February 1580 and died in the same city on 19 February 1657. He was an ardent defender of the interest and dignity of anatomy. After studying mostly under the supervision of his...
...Born in Rouen in 1590, and educated there by the Jesuits, Pierre Bardin appealed mainly to ‘law people’, no doubt because he belonged to that environment. He died in Rouen in 1637, heroically trying to save one of his followers from...
...Ismaël Boulliau was born in Loudun in the Poitou on 28 September 1605, and died in Paris on 25 November 1694. An early Copernican, Keplerian and defender of Galileo, Boulliau was the most noted astronomer of his generation, a pivotal figure...
...Huret, Grégoire Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture Grégoire Huret was born in Lyons Lyons on 24 October 1606 and died in Paris Paris on 5 January 1670. He was apparently the son of a carpenter and worked as an engraver...
...Charles Le Brun was born in Paris in 1619 and died there in 1690. He was the son of a sculptor and was noticed by the chancellor Séguier , who placed him in Simon Vouet’s workshop and then sent him to Rome in 1643. He stayed there for three...
...The duc de Luynes was born on 25 December 1620 in Paris and died there on 10 October 1690. He came from a noble family, whose origins date back to twelfth century Italy. He was the son of Charles d’Albert de Luynes (1578–1621), who was made...
...Pascal, Blaise Fontaine, Nicolas Nicolas Fontaine was born in Paris Paris in 1625 and died in Melun Melun on 28 January 1709. Although he was not one of the most eminent personalities and writers of the Port-Royal Port-Royal group (such...
...Jean Gallois (or Galloys) was born in Paris in June 1632, and died in the same city on 19 April 1707. A man of encyclopedic interests, he is remembered today as a scholarly intermediary and editor of the Journal des sçavans. He was elected...
...Des Houlières, Antoinette La Fontaine, Jean de La Rochefoucauld, François de Padua Paris Scudéry, Madeleine de Somaize, Antoine Baudeau, sieur de Urfé, Honoré d’ Antoinette Du Ligier de La Garde, generally known as Madame Des Houlières...