Jacques Georges Deyverdun

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Jacques Georges Deyverdun (8 May 1734, Lausanne - 4 July 1789, Aix-les-Bains) was a Swiss classical scholar and translator. He translated Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther into French. He met Edward Gibbon in Lausanne and the two became friends. He also acted as tutor to several English noblemen on the Grand Tour such as Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl of Chesterfield and Sir Richard Worsley, 7th Baronet.