Chapuzeau, Samuel, a Swiss Protestant divine, was born at Geneva of a poor family originally from Poitiers. After practicing as a physician, he was appointed preceptor and governor in the royal family. He died at Zell in 1701; leaving a Traiti de la M'arire e de Preh'esr, and several geographical works, among them Tavernier's Voyages (1682). See Rose, Gen. Biog. Dict. s.v.