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Pierre Clément Eugène Pelletan (1813–1884)

Pelletan, Pierre Clément Eugène (pel-to‘). A French publicist: born Oct. 29, 1813; died on Dec. 13, 1884. Under the signature “An Unknown,” he won distinction as a literary and philosophical critic and writer on social questions in the Paris Presse. Noteworthy among his writings are: ‘The Extinguished Lamp,’ a philosophical novel (1840); ‘Dogma: the Clergy and the State’ (1848); ‘Rights of Man’ (1858); ‘Some People and Others’ (1873), a curious collection of personal reminiscences.