Faudoas, Pierre Paul, Baron De
Faudoas, Pierre Paul, Baron de a French prelate, was born at Lalanne, April 1, 1750, of a noble family in reduced circumstances. Having entered into orders, he became titulary of the abbey of GailIac in 1788. During the revolution he was obliged to emigrate, and returning to France, found himself compromised in some conspiracies of the royalists, but was advanced to the bishopric of Meaux in January 1805. Thereafter he attached himself strongly to the emperor. Louis XVIII, on his restoration, left him in a sort of disgrace until his death in 1819. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.