Comeiras, Victor Delpuech De
Comeiras, Victor Delpuech de a French ecclesiastic and geographer, was born at St. Hippolyte-du-Gard, September 11, 1733. He was abbot of Sylvanes, and vicargeneral of Beauvais, but was deprived of his position at the Revolution, and died at Paris, March 29, 1805. He wrote volumes 22-32 of L'Abrige de l'Histoire Generale des Voyages (Paris, 1780-1801; volumes 1-20 were published by La Harpe): — La Vix du Sage (ibid. 1799): — Histoire de l'Astronomie, transl. from Bailly (ibid. 1806). Other writings remain in MS. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Biog. Universelle, s.v.