Van Viane (or Vian), Francis
Van Viane (or Vian), Francis a Flemish theologian, was born at Brussels, Oct. 3, 1615. He studied at the papal college of Louvain; was made director of the seminary at Mechlin, minister at Brussels, and president of his alma mater at Louvain; but at length resigned the last-named office. In 1677 he went to Rome on a theological errand. He died at Louvain, Sept. 5, 1693. See Biographie Universelle, s.v.