Bourlier, Jean Baptiste
Bourlier, Jean Baptiste,
Count, a French theologian, was born at Dijon, Feb. l, 1731. He entered upon the ecclesiastical calling, took the oath required of the clergy, and was consecrated bishop of Evreux April 23, 1802. He was successively member of the council of the hospitals, baron and count of the empire, and president of the electoral college of Evreux. After the empress Josephine had been divorced he became almoner of this princess, and was finally made peer of France. He died it Evreux, Oct. 30, 1821. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.