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Jean-Louis Aubert (February 15, 1731 – November 10, 1814), called the Abbé Aubert, was a Frenchmarker dramatist, poet and journalist, son of the violinist and composer Jacques Aubert (1686-1753). Aubert was educated at the Collège de Navarre and entered the order. In 1741, Aubert entered the editorial staff of the , where he was literary critic. In 1752, he created the .He opposed the encyclopedists.

Aubert published in the Mercure de France and in 1756 . Grimm found his fables "just good for children, not being allowed to be too difficult"; Voltaire on the contrary recommended them. 1761-1763 appeared the , 1765 and . A protégé of Vergennes, Aubert joined the , replacing the abbé Mercier, which he renamed the . In 1773, he was made chair of literature at the Collège Royalmarker and replaced Marin as director of the Gazette de France in 1774.

Aubert wrote essays of the Critiques of Voltaire and published the (Paris, 1774), (Paris, 1788), (poems, Paris year VIII) and (Amsterdam, 1760-1762)


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