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Antoine Fabre d’Olivet (1767–1825)

Fabre d’Olivet, Antoine (fäbr dōl-ē-vā’). A French fanciful writer; born in Ganges, Hérault, 1767; died in 1825. He came as a lad to Paris to learn silk-making, but speedily began to pour forth mystical works based on Oriental word-and-letter symbolism; ‘The Fourteenth of July’ (1790), and similar dramas: ‘Philosophic History of the Human Race’ (1824); and a score of other productions.