Collin, Jean a French theologian of the Jesuit order, was born at St. Junien, and lived about the middle of the 17th century. He was almoner to the king, and preached with success at Val-de-Grace, and in the principal cities of the kingdom. He published, among other works, Le Prelat de Saint-Gregoire (Paris, 1640): — Histoire Sacree des Principaux Saints dui Diocese de Limoges (imoges, 1672). He left also a large number of MSS., a catalogue of which was published by abbe Nadaud. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.