Depery, Jean-Irenee a French prelate and bibliographer, was born at Chalex, near Gex, March 16, 1796. He was first professor of rhetoric at Chambery, then vicar- general of the diocese of Belley, and afterwards bishop of Gap. He left several works on hagiology and similar subjects, for which see Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.