Yves-Alexandre de Marbeuf

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Yves-Alexandre de Marbeuf (Rennes, 1734-Lübeck, 1799) was a French bishop of Autun and archbishop of Lyon, and statesman. He was an opponent of the European Enlightenment thinking,[1] and of Jansenism.[2]

He went into exile after the French Revolution.

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  1. ^ Darrin M. McMahon, Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity (2001), p. 56.
  2. ^ James R. Lehning, Peasant and French: Cultural Contact in Rural France During the Nineteenth Century (1995), p. 171.

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