Beausobre, Lewis

, perhaps of the same family with the preceding, was born at Berlin in 1730, where he also died, Dec. 3, 1784, in consequence of an apoplectic stroke. He was privy counsellor to the king of Prussia in the French department, counsellor of revision of the supreme consistory, and member of the royal academy of sciences and belles lettres at Berlin. He published, 1. “Des dissertations philosophiques sur la nature de Feu,1753, 12mo, containing many accurate observations, with some of a more doubtful kind. 2. “Le Pyrrhonisme du sage,1754, 12mo. 3. “Les songes d’Epicure,1756, 12mo. 4. “Introduction generate a l’etude de la Politique, des Finances, et du Commerce,Berlin, 1771, 3 vols. 12mo, | 6. “Essai sur le Bortheur,” and 7. “Introduction a la Statistique.1