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Jean Baptiste Pujoulx (1762–1821)

Pujoulx, Jean Baptiste (pü-zhö’). A French writer; born at St. Macaire, 1762; died at Paris, 1821. He composed many plays for the theatre, but devoted the last years of his life to the study of natural history and other sciences. Among his works are the comedies: ‘The Caprices of Proserpine’ (1784); ‘The Family Supper’ (1788); ‘Amelia; or, the Convent’ (1791). He wrote also: ‘The New Rich’ (1798); ‘Paris at the End of the Eighteenth Century’ (1800); and several works on mineralogy, botany, etc.