Henri Gregoire

Henri Gregoire

Born: December 4, 1750

Died: May 20, 1831

Nationality: French

Occupation: Clergyman

Biography: Henri Grégoire, often referred to as Abbé Grégoire, was a French Roman Catholic priest, constitutional bishop of Blois and a revolutionary leader. He was an ardent abolitionist and supporter of universal suffrage, and was a founding member of the Bureau des longitudes, the Institut de France, and the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers.