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Jacques Nicolas Augustin Thierry (1795–1856)

Thierry, Jacques Nicolas Augustin (tyār-ē’). A French historian of the “picturesque” school, a member of the Academy; born at Blois, May 10, 1795; died in Paris, May 22, 1856. In 1817 he became a contributor to Le Censeur Européen, edited by Comte; afterward to the Courrier Français, in which he published his ‘Letters on the History of France.’ In 1825 appeared his ‘History of the Conquest of England by the Normans.’ He also wrote: ‘Ten Years of Historic Studies’ (1834); ‘Tales of Merovingian Times’ (1840); ‘Formation and Progress of the Third Estate’ (1853). ‘Complete Works,’ 1856–60.