Siret, Pierre Hubert Christopie
Siret, Pierre Hubert Christopie, a French preacher, was born at Rheims, Aug. 3, 1754, and was admitted to the Congregation of the Canons of St. Genevieve, where he taught theology. He became prior of the abbey of the Val des Ecoliers; afterwards he devoted himself to preaching, and he has left some remarkable productions in that line. At the time of the Revolution he was curate of Sourdin, near Provins; but he renounced the priesthood and held several civil offices. He died at Paris, May 19, 1834. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.