Constant de Rebecque Benjamin
Con·stant de Re·becque(kôN-stäN′ də rə-bĕk′), Benjamin 1767-1830.
French writer and politician who was exiled in 1802 for denouncing Napoleon's machinations. He is best known for the novel Adolphe (1816), inspired by his affair with Madame de Staël.
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