Colbert, Michel a French ascetic theologian, was born about 1633. He entered the order of Prsemonstrants, and became abbot-general in 1670. He died at Paris, March 29, 1702, leaving Lettres d'un Abbe a ses Religieux (Paris): —
Lettres de Consolation, addressed to his sister on the loss of her husband. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Biog. Universelle, s.v.