Baudouin, Gabriel a French preacher of the Congregation of St. Vincent de Paul, and founder of the great Hospice of the Infant Jesus at Warsaw, was born April 5, 1689, at Avesnes, in Flanders. In 1717 he came to Poland, and there distinguished himself for more than half a century by his religious virtues and labors. He died at Warsaw, Feb. 10, 1768. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.