François de Bovet

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François de Bovet (March 21, 1745 – April 6, 1838) was bishop of Sisteron from 1789, and from 1817 was archbishop of Toulouse.

He was consecrated as bishop on September 13, 1789 in Paris. Since the consecrator of him is not known and some of the bishops alive today can trace their episcopal lineage back to him, the person of François de Bovet is very important for the history of the Catholic Church. This so-called de Bovet lineage includes few members of the episcopate in China.

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This article incorporates information from the revision as of 3 April 2007 of the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.