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...A man of the church, Paul Bacuet was a clergyman in Divonne in 1626, a philosophy teacher in Geneva in 1632, clergyman once again in Geneva in 1641, then in Grenoble in 1654. He was the author of three little-known works on metaphysics...
...Étienne Chauvin was born in Nîmes on 18 April 1640 and died in Berlin on 6 April 1725. His father, a merchant, made him study theology. He completed his theology thesis in 1662 and began preaching in the Montpellier region. Following...
...Jean Arnoux (also known as Arnos) was born in Riom (most likely in 1575, but possibly 1567) and died in Toulouse in 1636. He entered the Compagnie de Jésus in 1592 and became the king’s confessor in 1617, succeeding Pierre Coton . He...
...Binet, Étienne Étienne Binet was born in Dijon Dijon in 1569 and died in Paris Paris in 1639. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1590, did his novitiate in Novellara Novellara, returned to France after Henri IV’s edict authorizing...
...Du Rondel, Jacques Jacques Du Rondel was born in around 1630 and died in Maastricht in 1715. He studied at the Protestant academy in Saumur and was criticized for his satirical work printed in 1660 under the title of Satyre ménippée. He...
...Veyssière de La Croze, Mathurin Saint-Malo Mathurin Veyssière de La Croze was born a Catholic in Nantes Nantes in 1661 and died a Protestant in Berlin Berlin in 1739. Weary of the intensive studying forced on him by his father, a wealthy...
...Isaac Papin was born in Blois on 27 March 1657 and died in Paris on 19 June 1709. He was the cousin of Denis Papin , the physicist, and the nephew of Claude Pajon , the minister. He studied in Geneva and then at the Académie de Saumur; he...
...Louis Bourguet was born in Nîmes in 1678 and died in Neuchâtel in 1742. He was from a Protestant family who intended him to pursue a career in trade, but from a young age he showed a strong preference for study. He became a scholar...
...Bayle, Pierre Amsterdam Lannion, François de (pseud. Guillaume Wander) Niort Abraham Gaultier was born in around 1650 into a Protestant family in Niort and died in 1720 in his home town. He received his doctorate in medicine in 1677...
...Bossuet, Jacques Bénigne Brandenburg Dublin Killalow Marylebone Nay Puylaurens Saumur Savoy Sedan Jacques Abbadie was born in Nay in the Béarn in 1654, and died in Marylebone near London on 25 September 1727. He is an important figure...