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Dutens, Louislocked

(1730–1812)
  • H. R. Luard
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Dutens, Louis (1730–1812), diplomatist and writer, was born at Tours on 15 January 1730, one of seven children in a Huguenot family. He was educated by his father. An early love affair, one of many which ended more or less unsuccessfully, caused him to leave home for ...

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