Nicolas Chamfort

Sbastien-Roch Nicolas, known in his adult life as Nicolas Chamfort and as Sbastien Nicolas de Chamfort (French: [f]; 6 April 1741 13 April 1794), was a French writer, best known for his epigrams and aphorisms. He was secretary to Louis XVI’s sister, and of the Jacobin club.


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