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Michel Nicolas Balisson de Rougemont (1781–1840)

Rougemont, Michel Nicolas Balisson de (rözh-mô‘). A French dramatist, novelist, and journalist; born at La Rochelle in 1781; died in July 1840. His dramatic compositions are almost innumerable. The most remarkable are: ‘The Supposed Husband’ (1806); ‘The Supper of Henry IV.’ (1810); ‘The Marriage of Charlemagne’ (1811); ‘The Fête of Henry IV.’ (1826). Among his many other poems, romances, and feuilletons are: ‘The Return of the Hero’ (1805), a poem; ‘Song-Book of the Bourbons’ (1814); ‘Bonhomme; or, Observations upon Parisian Manners and Customs at the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century’ (1818); ‘The French Rover’ (1816–22); and ‘Spain Delivered’ (1823).