Annat, Pierre a French ecclesiastical writer, nephew of Frangois, was born in 1638 at Villecontat, in Rouergue. He was for a time professor of philosophy at Toulouse, and entered the Congregation of the Christian Doctrine, of which he was elected general in 1694. He was an excessively modest man, of perfect simplicity and honesty. He died at Paris in 1715. He wrote Methodicus ad Positivam Theologiam Apparatus, in Gratiam Candidatorum (Paris, 1700; Venice, 1701). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.