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Joseph François Michaud (1767–1839)

Michaud, Joseph François (mē-shō’). A French journalist, poet, and historian; born at Albens, Savoy, June 19, 1767; died at Passy, Sept. 30, 1839. Through the Revolution and the Napoleonic era he remained a stanch Bourbonist. His most popular poem was ‘An Exile’s Spring’ (2d ed. 1827). His chief historical works were: ‘History of the Empire of Mysore’ (2 vols., 1801); ‘History of the Crusades’ (3 vols., 1812–22). With his brother he edited the ‘Biographie Universelle’ (1811–28).