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Gagnier, Johnlocked

(c. 1670–1740)
  • Michael J. Franklin

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Gagnier, John (c. 1670–1740), orientalist, was born in Paris. His father was attaché to the French ambassador to Denmark, and his sudden death about 1680 led to his widow's decision to enter the nunnery of St Élisabeth. Her three sons were farmed out to Génovefains, and subsequently ...

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