, Comte de. Title of Claude Henri de Rouvroy. 1760–1825.
French thinker who advocated a society governed by technocrats, in which poverty would be abolished and religion replaced by rationalism. Among his works are The New Christianity (1825).
, Duc de. Title of Louis de Rouvroy. 1675–1755.
French diplomat and writer whose memoirs of the court of Louis XIV are a valuable historical source.