Henri-Joseph Dulaurens, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Henri-Joseph Dulaurens

French writer

Date of Birth: 27-Mar-1719

Place of Birth: Douai, Hauts-de-France, France

Date of Death: 17-Aug-1793

Profession: writer, poet

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Henri-Joseph Dulaurens

  • Henri Joseph Du Laurens (sometimes Laurens or Dulaurens, original name Henri Joseph Laurent, 1719–1793 or 1797) was a French unfrocked trinitarian monk, satirical poet and novelist, born at Douai, the son of the regimental surgeon Jean Joseph Laurent and his wife Marie Josephe Menon.
  • He was author of such libertine works as Le compère Matthieu, Imirce, ou la fille de la nature and L'ArrĂ©tin moderne.
  • He may also have written Candide, Part II.
  • He died at Mariembourg in the French First Republic, now in Belgium.

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