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Constantin-François Chassebœuf

French scholar and politician

Died when: 63 years 82 days (758 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius


Constantin-François Chassebœuf

Constantin François de Chassebœuf, comte de Volney (3 February 1757 – 25 April 1820) was a French philosopher, abolitionist, historian, orientalist, and politician.

He was at first surnamed Boisgirais after his father's estate, but afterwards assumed the name of Volney (which he had created as a contraction of Voltaire and Ferney).

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