François Fénelon  

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François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon, more commonly known as François Fénelon (August 6 1651January 7 1715), was a French Roman Catholic theologian, poet and writer. He today is remembered mostly as one of the main advocates of quietism and as the author of The Adventures of Telemachus, a scabrous attack on the French monarchy, first published in 1699.

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