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Coste, Pierrelocked

(1668–1747)
  • J. J. V. M. de Vet

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Coste, Pierre (1668–1747), translator and writer, was born on 27 October 1668 in Uzès (Cévennes), France, the second of sixteen children of Barthélemy Coste (1625–1707), a trader in woollen cloth, and his wife, Marguerite Verdier. At an early age Pierre lived with his maternal grandparents in nearby ...

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