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François Fénelon

François Fénelon.
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François Fénelon.

François de Salignac de la Mothe, more commonly known as François Fénelon (August 6, 1651 - January 7, 1715), was a French Roman Catholic theologian, poet and writer.

Fénelon is best remembered as the author of The Adventures of Telemachus, a scabrous attack on the French monarchy, first published in 1699 (dubious