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Théophile de Viau (1590–1626)

Viau, Théophile de (vē-ō’). A French satirical poet; born in 1590; died in 1626. He wrote elegies, tragedies, etc. In 1623 he was accused of atheism and condemned to death, but escaped, and the sentence was afterward annulled.