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Jean de Thévenot
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Date of Birth: 16 June 1633

Place of Birth: Paris, France

Date of Death: 28 November 1667

Place of Death: Mianeh, Iran


Jean de Thévenot was a French traveller, amateur linguist and natural scientist. He was born in Paris on 16 June 1633. He received his education at the college of Navarre, and gained a passion for travelling from his uncle, the famous French Orientalist, traveller, diplomat …

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Screpanti, Filippo, “Jean de Thévenot”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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