Théophile Bidard

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Théophile Bidard (11 March 1804 – 23 October 1877) was a French politician and law professor, although he might be most remembered as a principal witness for the prosecution against Hélène Jégado in 1851.

Bidard was born in Rennes in 1804. He sat in the Constituent Assembly from 1848 to 1849 as a moderate republican and in the National Assembly from 1871 to 1876 as a member of the Orléanist parliamentary group, Centre droit.

He served as Mayor of Rennes.[ when? ]

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