, president of the Mint, one of the forty members of the French academy,
, president of the Mint, one of the
forty members of the French academy, was born Aug. 12,
1627, at Paris. He was intended for the ecclesiastical
profession, and admitted bachelor of the Sorbonne; but,
quitting that situation afterwards, was received advocate,
married, and attended the bar till 1657, when he was appointed president of the Mint. He assisted in the “
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