Dominique Frémy (1931 – October 2, 2008) was the creator of the Quidencyclopedia. His spouse Michèle and son Fabrice participated in writing it as well.
Frémy attended the Cours Hattemer, a private school. He was a diplomed student of the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (English: Paris Institute of Political Studies) and of the Faculté des lettres de Paris. He was employed by Shell in London, but quit his job to produce a new encyclopedia with his wife, Dominique. It began in 1963, named Quid.