Babin, Franqois a French theologian, was born at Angers, Dec. 6, 1651. He was canon, grand-vicar, and dean- of the Faculty of Theology of Angers, where he died, Dec. 19, 1734. He edited the first eighteen volumes of Conferences du Diocese d'Angers, a highly esteemed and widely circulated work. His style was precise, clear, and methodical. le was the author of a Journal, or Relation Fidele de Tout ce qui s'est Passe dans l'Universite d'Angers au sujet de la Philosophie de Descartes (1679). 'See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s v.