Ballet, Francois, a French theologian of. Paris, lived in the early half of the 18th century (1702-62) He was rector of Gif and preacher to the queen. He wrote, among other works, Histoire des Temples des Patens, des Juifs et des Chretiens (Paris, i760): — Panegyriques des Saints (ibid. 1758): — Vie de la Saour Frangoise Bony, Fille de. Charite (ibid. 1761). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.