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François de Salignac de la Mothe Fénelon

Fénelon, François de Salignac de la Mothe (1652–1715), French theologian, archbishop of Cambrai from 1695. His reform writings, especially those on education, were in advance of their day. For the duke of Burgundy, heir of Louis XIV, he wrote Fables: Dialogues of the Dead (1690) and the novel Telemachus (1699).

See also: Theology.

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