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  • He was set at liberty by the Royalists, and became one of their leaders, fighting at Thouars, taking Fontenay and Saumur (May - June 1793), and, after an unsuccessful attack on Nantes, joining H.
  • CHARLES ANNE LAISANT (1841-), French politician, was born at Nantes on the 1st of November 1841, and was educated at the Ecole Polytechnique;as a military engineer.
  • In 1876 he resigned his commission to enter the Chamber as deputy for Nantes in the republican interest, and in 1879 he became director of the Petit Parisien.
  • He belonged to a French Protestant family, and was compelled to take refuge in England at the revocation of the edict of Nantes, in 1685.
  • FIRMIN ABAUZIT (1679-1767), a learned Frenchman, was born of Protestant parents at Uz� in Languedoc. His father died when he was but two years of age; and when, on the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685, the authorities took steps to have him educated in the Roman Catholic faith, his mother contrived his escape.

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