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Pierre Jean-Baptiste Chaussard (1766–1823)

Chaussard, Pierre Jean-Baptiste (shō-sär’). A French historian, poet, and miscellaneous writer; born in Paris, Oct. 8, 1766; died there, Jan. 9, 1823. He plunged ardently into literary warfare in behalf of the French Revolution, and was distinguished in the diplomacy of the first republic, writing ‘The Revolution in Belgium’ (1793) and many patriotic odes. He also produced: ‘Germany and the House of Austria’ (1792); ‘The Spirit of Mirabeau’ (1797); and other works in harmony with the French sentiment of his day.