François-Joachim de Pierres de Bernis


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(1715–94), French writer.

Especially known for his poetry, he served in many official capacities, including minister of foreign affairs, cardinal, and ambassador to Rome. His licentious tale Nocrion, conte allobroge ...

Subjects: Literature.

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