Thou, Jacques-Auguste de, 1553-1617

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Dates:
Birth 1553-10-08
Death 1617-05-07
French
Latin

Biographical notes:

French lawyer, magistrate and historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Isaac Casaubon in London, 1611 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572452

Jacques Auguste de Thou was a French writer, historian, statesman, and a principal architect of the Edict of Nantes and signer of the Treaty of Loudun in 1616. His political offices included Counsellor of State and Director of Finances. He served as the head of the Royal Library ca. 1591.

From the description of Letter : to Antoine Loisel, 1583 Jan 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145382383

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Subjects:

  • Book collectors--16th century
  • Book collecting--16th century

Occupations:

  • Bibliographers--16th century.--France--Paris

Places:

  • France (as recorded)
  • France--Paris (as recorded)