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Claude Carloman de Rulhière (1735–1791)

Rulhière, Claude Carloman de (rül-yãr’). A French historian and poet; born at Bondy near Paris, in 1735; died at Paris, Jan. 30, 1791. While aide-de-camp to Richelieu, he composed his ‘Discourse upon Disputes,’ a witty poem which Voltaire inserted in his ‘Philosophic Dictionary.’ His historical works include: ‘Explanations of the Causes of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes’ (1788); ‘Anecdotes of the Russian Revolution in 1762’ (1797); and ‘History of the Anarchy of Poland’ (4 vols., 1807; 4th ed. 1862), his finest work. His poetry includes ‘Rough Play’ (1808), and many small fragments.