Thomas Poussin was a 17th-century French architect.
Born in Dinan, he worked on the north side of the Saint-Malo Cathedral from 1595 to 1607, as well as on military constructions in Dinan, Saint-Malo and the region. He participated in the construction of the Palace of the Parlement de Bretagne from 1624 to 1631.
Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France. On 1 January 2018, the former commune of Léhon was merged into Dinan.
Saint-Malo Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Cathedral located in Saint-Malo, Brittany. The church was founded in dedication to Saint Vincent of Saragossa, and constitutes a national monument of France. It was built in a mix of Roman and Gothic styles during the episcopacy of Jean de Châtillon (1146-1163) on the site of an ancient church founded in the 7th-century. The cathedral suffered damage during WW2 when the steeple toppled onto the Sacred Heart Chapel. An organ which had been built in 1893 by Louis Debierre was destroyed. On 21 May 1972, after twenty-eight years of work, a ceremony was held to celebrate the completion of the restoration.
The Presses Universitaires de Rennes or PUR is the largest French university press. Founded in 1984, PUR publishes around 200 books every year. It is located in Rennes in Brittany on the Rennes 2 University's La Harpe Campus. It belongs to this university but also publishes for other universities gathered in the Réseau des Université de l'Ouest Atlantique.
Jules, Baron de Saint-Genois was a Belgian liberal politician, historian, librarian and professor at the University of Ghent. He was the first President of the Willemsfonds and a prolific contributor to the early volumes of the Biographie Nationale de Belgique.
Robert Giffard de Moncel was a Perche-based surgeon and apothecary who became New France's first colonizing seigneur.
Trets is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of the Provence-Alpes-Côtes d’Azur region in the southeast of France. With a population of over 10,000, it is one of forty-four communes in the Aix-en-Provence arrondissement or district. It is often described as a medieval town because of its development during the Middle Ages of European history and retention of medieval architecture.
Louis Boullogne, known as Louis le père, was a French painter.
Louis-Léonard de Loménie was a French scholar and essayist. He is best known for his biography of Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, and also edited this author's complete works.
Pierre Lamaison was a French anthropologist.
Jean Veillot was a French composer and priest.
Henri Dobler (1863-1941) was a Swiss art collector, painter, poet and art critic. He is best known for refurbishing the Pavillon Vendôme in Aix-en-Provence, France, from 1906 to 1914.
Jean-Baptiste des Gallois de La Tour (unknown-1747) was a French public official. He served as the First President of the Parliament of Aix-en-Provence from 1735 to 1747. He is remembered for his relative tolerance of witchcraft and Protestantism.
Jean-Paul-André des Razins, marquis de Saint-Marc, was an 18th-century French playwright and librettist.
Adolphe Benoît Blaise was an 18th-century French bassoonist and composer, died in 1772.
Adolphe van Bever was a 19th–20th-century French bibliographer and erudite.
Émile Molinier was a 19th-century French curator and art historian.
Yves-Marie Bercé, is a French historian known for his work on popular revolts of the modern era. He is a member of the Institut de France.
Pierre Eugène Alexandre Marot was a 20th-century French medievalist historian, director of the École Nationale des Chartes. He was a member of the Institut de France, the Académie de Stanislas and the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
Jules Gallay was a French lawyer and music historian.
Tugal Caris, also spelled Carris or Cariste, was a 17th-century French sculptor and architect.
François Huguet was a 17h–18th-century French architect. He died around 1730.
Olivier Martinet was an 18th-century French architect of the Comté de Laval.
Pierre Corbineau was a French architect, a member of a family of French architects: the Corbineau. They are found simultaneously in Anjou and in the Comté de Laval.