Academic, writer, politician and French dramatic actor, born in 1775 and died in 1824. Initially embraced the cause of the revolution, and then separated from it. After the restoration it was included in the ranks of the liberal opposition. His main works are: the death of Luis XVI; Brunequilda; Arturo of Britain; Polizena, tragedies; Naphtali, opera; State of the Protestants in France; Of Justice and the Government; The status of the jury. By coups, work policy; Foreign library of ancient and modern literature and history. He/She also published translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and was a contributor to Minerva and the modern encyclopedia.