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Chateaubriand, François-René

Line breaks: François-René Chat¦eau|bri¦and
Pronunciation: /ˌʃatəʊˈbriːɒ̃
 
, ʃatobʀijɑ̃/

Definition of Chateaubriand, François-René in English:

Vicomte de ( 1768–1848), French writer and diplomat. He was an important figure in early French romanticism. Notable works: Le Génie du Christianisme (1802) and Mémoires d’outre-tombe (autobiography, 1849–50).

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