Camille Le Tellier de Louvois

Camille Le Tellier de Louvois (* April 11, 1675; † November 5, 1718 ) was a French cleric.

Tellier de Louvois was a son ( out of six) of the politician François- Michel Le Tellier, marquis de Louvois and his wife Anne de Souvre, marquise de Courtenvaux.

Tellier de Louvois studied theology at the Sorbonne and was able to successfully complete this study with a PhD in 1700. He then got a job as a custodian of the coin and antique collection ( Cabinet des and medals ) at the Bibliothèque nationale (Paris). In parallel, he was appointed vicar general to the Archbishop at Rheims.

Already in 1699 took him to the Académie des sciences in 1705 and as a member of the Académie des Inscriptions chose him et Belles Lettres to their member. The following year, determined the Académie française Tellier de Louvois as the successor of the late Jean de Testu Mauroy ( armchair 4); himself followed the bishop of Clermont, Jean -Baptiste Massillon according to this place.

See also: List of members of the Académie française