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Dieudonné Thiébault (1733 - 1807, †Versailles) was a French scholar who in 1765 was appointed Professor of French Grammar at the Royal Court of Prussia, and tasked to edit the French writings of King Frederick II (the Great). In order to maintain the purity of his mother tongue, he was made to promise never to learn German. Thiébault ultimately remained in Prussia for twenty years and, after his 1...moreMore about Dieudonné Thiébault...