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Fleury, Claude(Encyclopedia)Fleury, Claude kld flör´ [key], 1640–1723?, French ecclesiastical historian, a Roman Catholic priest, confessor to Louis XV, and author of the learned and unbiased Histoire ecclésiastique. Th...
Lanzmann, Claude(Encyclopedia)Lanzmann, Claude, 1925–2018, French filmmaker and journalist, b. Paris. While his Jewish family was in hiding in rural France during World War II, Lanzmann joined the Resistance and fought the Nazis...
Saint-Claude(Encyclopedia)Saint-Claude sN-kld [key], town (1990 est. pop. 13,265), Jura dept., E France, in Franche-Comté, at the confluence of the Bienne and Tacon rivers. It is a resort that has a variety of light manuf...
Fauchet, Claude(Encyclopedia)Fauchet, Claude kld fsh´ [key], 1744–93, French clergyman and revolutionary, constitutional bishop of Calvados. A leader in the attack (1789) on the Bastille, Fauchet was a member of the Comm...
Claude, Albert(Encyclopedia)Claude, Albert älbârr´ kld [key], 1899–1983, Belgian biologist, b. Longlier, M.D., Univ. of Liège, 1928. He joined the Rockefeller Institute (now Rockefeller Univ.) in 1929 and spent his entir...
Claude, Jean(Encyclopedia)Claude, Jean zhäN kld [key], 1619–87, French Protestant theologian. As Protestant pastor at Paris, Claude received considerable attention for his disagreements with the Roman Catholic apologist J...
Claude Lorrain(Encyclopedia)Claude Lorrain kld lôrN´ [key], whose original name was Claude Gelée or Gelléezhl´ [key], 1600–1682, French painter, b. Lorraine. Claude was the foremost landscape painter of his time. ...
Claude Michel(Encyclopedia)Claude Michel: see Clodion.
Dablon, Claude(Encyclopedia)Dablon, Claude kld däblôN´ [key], 1619?–1697, French Jesuit missionary in North America. He went from France to Canada in 1655 and worked first among the Onondaga Indians in New York, then (166...
Perrault, Claude(Encyclopedia)Perrault, Claude kld pr´ [key], 1613–88, French architect, scientist, and physician. One of the most eminent French scholars of his time, he advanced the study of anatomy and made other scien...
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