Buzanval, Nicolas (surnamed Choart or Chicherai de), a French prelate, was born at Paris, July 25, 1611. After passing through several civil dignities, he entered orders, and was promoted to the bishopric of Beauvais, in which office he distinguished himself by establishing hospitals and a clerical school. He died July 21,1679. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.