Barbier, Francois, De Sales
Barbier, Francois, De Sales a French theologian, was born in 1759. After studying at the abbey of Bellelai, he became a regular canon of that abbey, and there taught mathematics and belles-lettres. During the Revolution, the school was broken up, and he travelled in Germany, but afterwards returned. He died April 1, 1824. He translated a History of Brabant into French from the German of Schmidt. "See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.